Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - June 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-06-28 DIY tooth whitening kits can be dangerous 1 None
2007-06-28 FDA fast tracks ViroPharma's treatment of hepatitis C 0 None
2007-06-28 Bayer and Onyx submit supplemental NDA for Nexavar 0 None
2007-06-28 Actavis launches Ondansetron tablets in the U.S. 0 None
2007-06-27 Barr announces tentative approval for generic version of Effexor tablets 0 None
2007-06-26 AMA says in-store health clinics put patients in danger 0 None
2007-06-26 Roche makes offer to acquire Ventana Medical Systems 0 None
2007-06-26 Abuse of prescription drugs 0 None
2007-06-26 Mylan receives FDA approval for Ondansetron tablets 0 None
2007-06-26 SYMBICORT now available in the U.S. for asthma 0 5
2007-06-25 FDA cracks down on dietary supplements 0 None
2007-06-25 Green light for first drug to treat fibromyalgia 0 None
2007-06-23 Ranbaxy receives tentative FDA approval for Tamsulosin capsules 0 None
2007-06-23 U.S. FDA approves Lyrica (pregabalin), the first drug to treat fibromyalgia 0 None
2007-06-23 FDA clears computerized medication box 0 None
2007-06-23 Anacor finds novel mechanism for lead anti-fungal drug, AN2690 0 None
2007-06-23 Ranbaxy receives tentative approval to manufacture Amlodipine Besylate tablets 0 None
2007-06-23 FDA approves Differin (adapalene) gel, 0.3% for acne 0 3
2007-06-23 Genzyme files for FDA approval of single-treatment Synvisc-One 0 None
2007-06-22 New trade agreement language to allow developing countries more flexibility in circumventing drug patents, other restrictions 0 None
2007-06-22 Texas sues three drug makers alleging Medicaid fraud 0 None
2007-06-22 House Committee passes prescription drug user fee act reauthorization legislation 0 None
2007-06-22 FDA makes final ruling on dietary supplements 0 None
2007-06-21 Myeloma cancer drug gets the green light from the EU 0 None
2007-06-20 Medicare Part D plans vary across U.S. 0 None
2007-06-20 Bristol-Myers Squibb granted NDA for ixabepilone 0 None
2007-06-20 Reports of abnormal behaviour sends Tamiflu back to the drawing board 0 None
2007-06-20 New database tells which sunscreens are safe and effective 0 None
2007-06-19 Orphan drug status granted to Immtech for malaria treatment pafuramidine 0 None
2007-06-19 Alli hits the stores 1 None
2007-06-18 OTC diet pill Alli now on sale in the U.S. 0 None
2007-06-17 Lupin announces FDA approval of Trandolapril tablets 0 None
2007-06-17 Prescription and OTC pills may increase unhealthy behavior 0 None
2007-06-17 Need for a better system of drug evaluation 0 None
2007-06-17 Does Alli work? 0 None
2007-06-17 Doctor cautions on use of Tamiflu 0 None
2007-06-17 Solvay Pharmaceuticals submits supplemental NDA for AndroGel 0 None
2007-06-16 New era of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis 0 None
2007-06-16 Don't flush old or unused medications 0 None
2007-06-15 Irrational use of medicines is a major problem all over the world 0 None
2007-06-14 Zimulti (rimonabant) gets the thumbs down from FDA advisory panel 0 1
2007-06-14 Neurocrine Biosciences announces resubmission of NDA for Indiplon capsules 0 None
2007-06-14 Priority review granted for oral formulation of HYCAMTIN (topotecan) 0 None
2007-06-14 Eurand files NDA for Zentase for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 0 None
2007-06-12 Alli weight loss drug on the U.S. market soon 0 None
2007-06-11 FDA decision over new obesity drug hangs in the balance 0 None
2007-06-08 Buyers beware of cosmeceuticals! 0 None
2007-06-07 Drug giant accused of using stand-over tactics about Avandia 0 None
2007-06-04 CRT and Manchester University announce biomarker alliance with AstraZeneca 0 None
2007-06-03 Brits get serious about smokers 0 None
2007-06-03 FDA provides guidance to help increase supply of influenza vaccines 0 None
2007-06-03 FDA approves Norditropin for short stature in children with Noonan syndrome 0 5
2007-06-01 FDA approves Torisel (temsirolimus) for advanced kidney cancer 0 None
2007-06-01 Mylan receives FDA approval for Azithromycin tablets 0 None


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