FDA is asking manufacturers to immediately stop selling OTC products containing the pain reliever benzocaine (such as Orajel) for teething in infants or children.
While the pharmaceutical industry has made tremendous advances in new drug development this year, FDA has also had to remove drugs from the market or investigate problem drugs. Here are the top 3 drug warnings and problems so far in 2018.
The first-and-only antidote indicated for patients treated with rivaroxaban and apixaban, when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding, will begin a limited rollout in June.
The top 3 new US drug approvals include the first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal, a migraine prevention drug, and the first biosimilar for anemia. Here are the top 3 new drugs, approved within the last week.
FDA approved fingolimod (Gilenya, Novartis) for the treatment of children and adolescents aged 10 years to less than 18 years who have relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)—the first disease-modifying therapy indicated for these pati
Major drug store chains — along with pharmacist organizations — praised President Donald Trump’s new plan to lower prescription drug prices.
A new deal between pharma giants AbbVie and Samsung Bioepis is designed to postpone competition against a biosimilar to Humira until 2023.
FDA okayed the marketing of a new continuous glucose monitoring system for diabetics—the first to be used as part of an integrated system with other compatible medical devices and electronic interfaces.
President Donald Trump was expected to announce a new plan to combat the opioid crisis, even as a recent study found that prescription opioids were not as effective as over-the-counter medications for pain management.
During the worst flu season in years, FDA is warning consumers about fraudulent and counterfeit flu and antiviral products from online pharmacies.