Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Pharmaceutical News Stories - August 2007

Date Title Comments Rating
2007-08-30 Ranbaxy receives tentative approval for Galantamine tablets 0 None
2007-08-30 FDA approves Somatuline Depot to treat acromegaly 0 None
2007-08-29 FDA should amend the product information for irinotecan 0 None
2007-08-29 Indevus submits new drug application for NEBIDO 0 None
2007-08-29 FDA approves cobas TaqScreen WNV test for West Nile virus 0 None
2007-08-29 FDA approves new Roche direct detection of West Nile Virus in donated human blood 0 None
2007-08-29 Seroquel XR tablets approved in Netherlands for the treatment of schizophrenia 0 None
2007-08-29 FDA grants orphan drug designation to TREANDA 0 None
2007-08-29 Avicena signs distribution agreement with RITA Corporation for dermaceutical compounds 0 None
2007-08-28 FDA approves Evithrom (human thrombin) 0 None
2007-08-28 Pharmacist Services Technical Advisory Coalition awarded grant from Community Pharmacy Foundation 0 None
2007-08-28 IDM Pharma receives not approvable letter for Mifamurtide for treatment of osteosarcoma 0 5
2007-08-26 Avastin approved in Europe for advanced lung cancer 0 3
2007-08-24 MedImmune licenses reverse genetics technology to Novartis 0 None
2007-08-24 Risperdal approved for psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents 0 None
2007-08-24 UVA protection in sunscreens to be shown 0 None
2007-08-24 Roche and WHO reinforce Tamiflu as primary H5N1 treatment 0 None
2007-08-23 More informative labels proposed for sunscreens 0 None
2007-08-23 Antipsychotic drug Risperdal approved for use in children 0 None
2007-08-21 Warning - OTC diet supplement contains undeclared diet drug 0 None
2007-08-21 Watson Pharmaceuticals receives FDA approval for generic Duragesic 0 None
2007-08-21 Pharmion and MethylGene announce orphan drug designation for treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma 0 None
2007-08-21 Americans popping more pills 0 3
2007-08-20 Once a year treatment for osteoporosis now available in the U.S. 0 None
2007-08-17 FDA approves updated labeling for Warfarin (Coumadin) 0 None
2007-08-17 Baxter awarded major contract for flu vaccine in the event of a pandemic 0 None
2007-08-16 Strengthened warnings on some type 2 diabetes drugs 0 None
2007-08-16 Rotarix accepted for review by FDA 0 None
2007-08-15 FDA tells drug giant to come clean about Alzheimer's drug 0 None
2007-08-13 Roche files investigational new drug application for second Genmab antibody 0 None
2007-08-13 Mylan receives FDA approval for Verapamil Hydrochloride capsules 0 None
2007-08-13 LifeCycle Pharma and Sciele Pharma announce FDA approval of new formulation of Fenofibrate 0 None
2007-08-13 Diovan (valsartan) granted pediatric exclusivity by FDA 0 None
2007-08-13 Special nasal cream will bust deadly superbugs 0 None
2007-08-13 Actavis receives FDA OK for generic Inderal capsules 0 None
2007-08-13 Sanofi pasteur ships doses of Fluzone influenza vaccine for the 2007-2008 season 0 None
2007-08-13 FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety 0 None
2007-08-12 90 percent of seniors now have prescription drug coverage 0 None
2007-08-12 Biomira and Merck KGaA sign agreements on Stimuvax 0 None
2007-08-09 GSK receives FDA 'not approvable letter' for Advair for COPD 0 None
2007-08-08 Court says terminally ill have no right to experimental drugs 0 None
2007-08-08 Cannabis mouth spray eases pain of cancer patients 0 None
2007-08-07 U.S. stocks up again on bird flu vaccine 0 None
2007-08-07 New drugs to combat bioterrorism 0 None
2007-08-07 FDA approves maraviroc, an antiretroviral drug for use in adult HIV patients. 0 None
2007-08-06 GlaxoSmithKline receives bulk H5N1 antigen order for the US national stockpile 0 None
2007-08-03 Money for medicine 0 None
2007-08-03 FDA, DoD collaborate on regulated drugs, biologics, and medical devices 0 None
2007-08-03 CDC to provide intravenous artesunate for treatment of severe malaria 0 None
2007-08-02 Benefits and risks of the new HPV vaccine aren't fully known 0 5
2007-08-02 Genta and Emisphere Technologies file investigational new drug exemption 0 None
2007-08-02 Vaccines approved by the FDA are at least a million times safer than the viruses that they prevent 0 None
2007-08-01 FDA Avandia recommendation welcomed by Endocrinologists 0 None
2007-08-01 QIAGEN acquires Digene 0 None


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