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Pharmacy Compounding of Human Drug Products Under Section 503A of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

This guidance announces FDA’s intention with regard to enforcement of section 503A FD&C Act to regulate entities that compound drugs, now that section 503A has been amended by Congress to remove the advertising and solicitation provisions that...
by Pharmaceutical Microbiology on Sep 19, 2014

New Single Dose Peramivir Treats Flu with One-Time Shot

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals say they have developed a new drug which safely inhibits flu symptoms if administered to patients within the first 48 hours from the onset of the flu. Peramivir, BioCryst’s new neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) vaccine i...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Sep 7, 2014

New Single Dose Peramivir Treats Flu with a Single Dose

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals say they have developed a new drug which safely inhibits flu symptoms if administered to patients within the first 48 hours from the onset of the flu. Peramivir, BioCryst’s new neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) vaccine i...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Sep 7, 2014

Pharmacy Compounding of Human Drug Products

Pharmacy Compounding of Human Drug Products Under Section 503A of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act This guidance announces FDA’s intention with regard to enforcement of section 503A FD&C Act to regulate entities that compound drugs, now...
by Pharmaceutical Microbiology on Sep 3, 2014

New Heart Failure Drug by Novartis Reduces Death Rate by 20 Percent

For the first time in ten years, a pharmaceutical company has made a significant breakthrough in heart-failure treatment. Novartis, a Switzerland based company which ranks among the top 5 in annual revenues, has a new, yet to be named drug, which has...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Aug 30, 2014

Mayo Clinic Will Be First to Use Cologuard Home Cancer Test

It makes sense. The Mayo Clinic will be the first medical institution to offer the new in-home Cologuard colon cancer screening test. Mayo helped to develope Colonguard in conjunction with Exact Sciences. The head gastroenterology and hepatology at t...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Aug 25, 2014

FDA Monkeys Are Taking A Spanking From Politicans For Holding Up Evaluation Of New Sunscreen Ingredients

The FDA has been sitting on pending applications for safer and better sunscreen ingredients. Some of these files have been gathering dust on this Federal Agency’s desk for close to 10 years. In 2009, they said the final analysis of... Read More...
by Renovating Your Mind on Aug 7, 2014

Testosterone Therapy and Low T – “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will now be requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to label testosterone products with a warning that says that the use of this product is associated with an increased risk of blood clots in the veins. These ven...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Aug 3, 2014

FDA Social Media Guidance - Hangout on Air

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June 2014 Benicar FDA Drug Safety Communication: Did It Decrease Or Increase Public Concern About The Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

Benicar, Azor, Tribenzor, Benicar HCT, And Other Blood Pressure Medicines Containing Olmesartan: Cardiovascular Mortality In Not A Side Effect Risk, Or Is It (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) ________________________________________________...
by Drug Injury Watch on Jun 30, 2014

Over-the-Counter Acne Products May Cause Rare, but Serious, Allergic Reactions

For those who have acne, it can not only be embarrassing, but it can also be expensive. For those who buy over-the-counter acne treatments which include cleanser, toner, and some types of non-prescription medicated lotion, they can look to pay anywhe...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jun 26, 2014

Over-the-Counter Acne Products May Cause Rare but Serious Allergic Reactions

For those who have acne, it can not only be embarrassing, but it can also be expensive. For those who buy over-the-counter acne treatments which include cleanser, toner some type of non-prescription medicated lotion, they can look to pay anywhere fro...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jun 26, 2014

FDA continues to detail types of mHealth apps it will not regulate

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FDA Tackles Broken Generic Drug Application Process

“Today nearly 84 percent of all prescriptions filled in the U.S. are generic. The generic industry’s trade group, the Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), has released figures that show the impact of generic drugs: over the last 10 years, g...
by Pharmaceutical Microbiology on Jun 4, 2014

The FDA launches #openFDA to give access to public health data

Yesterday, the FDA announced a new initiative called openFDA to give developers, health care researchers, clinicians, and the public access to important public health data. openFDA is currently in beta, but it's definitely looking quite promising. Op...

How to Start a Drugstore Business

A drugstore is one of the most stable businesses because medicines are a necessity, and demand for these is continuously increasing as our population grows larger. The majority of those who enter this business... Read more of the post How...

FDA OKs Prosthesis Controlled by Electrodes and Muscle Contractions

A new prosthetic arm powered by the wearer’s muscle movements has been given the green light by American regulators, signaling a new level of mobility for wearers. Dubbed the DEKA Arm System — manufactured by DEKA Integrated Solutions in Manchest...
by SiteProNews on May 12, 2014

Chicken jerky treats from China are back on the shelves

From those wonderful folks who gave us melamine laced dog food... Hundreds of dogs have died and thousands more have gotten sick after consuming chicken jerky treats made in China. As early as 2007 the FDA issued warnings but no direct cause could be...
by The Poodle (and dog) blog on May 6, 2014

FDA introduce noi reguli pentru tigara electronica, mai permisive decat UE

FDA a lansat in cele din urma, saptamana trecuta, noi reguli pentru a reglementa industria de tigari electronice din SUA. Desi multi se temeau de acest moment si se asteptau la ce e mai rau, noua propunere include multe reguli care se aplica deja. Ma...
by Forum tigara electronica on Apr 28, 2014

FDA - Proposal to Regulate E-Cigarettes

Nicotine IS a addicting drug, period.  No matter how it's delivered.  What the FDA should be doing is regulating all nicotine delivery products the same why any addictive drug."Appeal growing among kids, FDA cracks down on ‘wild west’ o...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 25, 2014


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