FDA releases annual ‘Generic Drug Roundup’
December 20 2010 | Alaric Dearment
SILVER SPRING, MD — Drugs for bacterial infections and cancer, and one that could help shape regulations for biosimilars, are…
Dose Errors Prompt Morphine Label Update
January 11 2011
WASHINGTON -- The FDA and the maker of a high-potency oral morphine sulfate solution warned healthcare professionals of potential accidental overdosing issues and have updated labeling…
Johnson & Johnson Sued by Oregon Claiming Secret Motrin Recall Risked Harm
January 11 2011 | Sophia Pearson
Johnson & Johnson, after recalling more than 40 types of medicines last year, was sued by Oregon over claims it put consumers at risk by secretly removing defective Motrin painkiller…
MRSA Guidelines Released
January 06 2011
The Infectious Diseases Society of America just issued its first set of comprehensive guidelines for treating methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), which is often…
FDA approves opioid analgesic to help cancer patients manage pain
January 07 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Abstral (fentanyl) transmucosal tablets to manage breakthrough pain for adults with cancer. Fentanyl immediate-release…
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