FDA’s approval of an expanded indication for a prostate cancer drug could net 2 pharmaceutical manufacturers billions of dollars.
Pharma makers are voluntarily recalling several drugs containing this active ingredient, used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, since they may contain a carcinogen.
FDA okayed the first treatment for chronic sialorrhea, or excessive drooling, in adult patients.
A pharma maker is under fire for raising prices on its cancer drugs. Meanwhile, there were two major cancer drug approvals in June. Here are the top 3 cancer news articles in the past month.
FDA approved a novel device to treat breathing difficulty associated with severe emphysema.
While FDA has approved other continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, it just approved the first system that includes a fully implantable sensor to detect glucose.
A generic manufacturer is fighting a restraining order against its sale of one of the first generic versions of buprenorphine and naloxone (Suboxone) sublingual film to treat opioid dependence, after FDA approved them late last week.
FDA’s new guidances on Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) requirements aims to help generic and biosimilar drugs get to market faster.
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.