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Epoetin alfa- Preliminary Safety Findings points out to Deaths

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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FDA has been made aware of preliminary safety findings from a clinical trial conducted in Germany investigating the use of epoetin alfa to treat acute ischemic stroke. The clinical trial utilized doses of epoetin alfa that were considerably higher than the doses recommended for the treatment of anemia as described in the FDA-approved labeling for […]

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FDA recalls Zyprexa

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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Zyprexa was FDA approved for the short-term treatment of acute manic episodes in bipolar disorder. The worlds best selling schizophrenia drug, Zyprexa sales account for 40% of Eli Lillys $11.08 billion in sales. There have been many questions regarding the popular drug Zyprexa and its safety. Linked to 288 reported Zyprexa diabetes cases, including 23 […]

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Heparin Recall and Deaths

Sunday, July 27, 2008

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The FDA was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill after a tainted drug was implicated in multiple deaths. A recent study found that more than 80 percent of active ingredients in U.S. drugs come from abroad, but only 11 percent of foreign suppliers are investigated by the FDA.

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