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Qnexa Diet drug rejected by FDA to be reviewed again

Friday, February 17, 2012

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The F.D.A. rejected Qnexa in 2010, amid safety concerns, and the drug’s manufacturer is now presenting additional data to argue its case. But thousands of people in central California, where Qnexa’s inventor ran a weight-loss clinic, and others across the country have not had to wait for the drug’s approval. Through a regulatory loophole of […]

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Zoloft linked to infant heart problems

Sunday, May 15, 2011

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Infant heart problems caused by Zoloft are one reason for the numerous lawsuits emerging against the drug’s manufacturer. Babies whose mothers ingested Zoloft show increased risk of heart defects, including hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). Infants with HLHS have hearts with severely underdeveloped left sides. Valves in the left side of the heart are too […]

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Avandia may cause serious or even life-threatening heart problems

Saturday, July 10, 2010

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Two new studies suggest Avandia may cause serious heart problems. FDA will reveal on Friday the data it is reviewing ahead of an advisory panel meeting about the safety of the popular diabetes drug. The meeting, scheduled for July 13 and 14, comes on the heels of two new studies suggesting that Avandia may cause […]

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