Navigation Links
FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Date:3/1/2011

ginning treatment.

The FDA approved roflumilast with a medication guide informing patients of the potential risks of mental health problems, including changes in mood, thinking, or behavior, as well as unexplained weight loss.

Roflumilast should not be used to treat sudden breathing problems (acute bronchospam), and is not recommended for people younger than 18 years. The most common side effects reported by those receiving roflumilast included diarrhea, nausea, headache, insomnia, back pain, decreased appetite, and dizziness.  

Roflumilast is marketed by St. Louis-based Forest Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Forest Laboratories.

For more information:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Media Inquiries: Morgan Liscinsky, 301-796-0397, morgan.liscinsky@fda.hhs.gov

Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA




'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. FDA Approves Lillys Osteoporosis Drug EVISTA(R) (raloxifene HCl) to Reduce The Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer in Two Populations of Postmenopausal Women
2. Health Canada Approves ATRIPLA(R) (efavirenz 600 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/ tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg), the First Once-Daily Single Tablet Regimen for HIV
3. FDA Approves Cymbalta(R) for Maintenance Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
4. European Commission Approves ATRIPLA(R) (efavirenz 600 mg/emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate 300 mg), the First Once-Daily Single Tablet Regimen for Virologically Suppressed Adults With HIV-1 Infection
5. FDA Approves MiddleBrooks Amoxicillin PULSYS for Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis in Adolescents and Adults
6. FDA Approves XYZAL(R) (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) Oral Solution for the Relief of Seasonal and Year Round Allergies and Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
7. UM Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Approves 18 Collaborative Research Projects, Worth $4.4 Million, Between University Faculty, State Technology Companies
8. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves ABILIFY(R) (aripiprazole) for the Acute Treatment of Manic and Mixed Episodes Associated With Bipolar I Disorder in Pediatric Patients (10 to 17 Years of Age)
9. U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves ORENCIA(R) (abatacept) for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in Patients Six Years and Older
10. FDA Approves HIFU Clinical Trial for Recurrent Prostate Cancer
11. EPA Approves XDS-CALUX(R) as Alternate Dioxin Test Method 4435
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... -- Research and Markets has announced ... (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave) Market - ... On the basis of type ... been divided into eight major segments, namely, light/laser, ... ablation technologies. The light/laser ablation technology segment accounted ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014  Olympus, a global technology leader ... and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced ... Munich -based Brainlab to be the ... This agreement applies to the US ENT market; ... and all distribution outside the U.S. The system, ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014  Sutro Biopharma today announced that it has ... 2014,s Fierce 15 biotechnology companies, designating it as one ... industry.  "Sutro has earned some careful ... as industry partners for what promises to be a ... John Carroll , editor of FierceBiotech .  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Ablation Technologies (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave) Market - Forecasts to 2019 2Global Ablation Technologies (Radiofrequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave) Market - Forecasts to 2019 3Olympus Partners with Brainlab as Exclusive Distributor for ENT Products in U.S. Market 2Olympus Partners with Brainlab as Exclusive Distributor for ENT Products in U.S. Market 3Olympus Partners with Brainlab as Exclusive Distributor for ENT Products in U.S. Market 4FierceBiotech names Sutro Biopharma as one of its "Fierce 15" Biotech Companies of 2014 2FierceBiotech names Sutro Biopharma as one of its "Fierce 15" Biotech Companies of 2014 3
... 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... China , announced today that it,will release its financial results for ... of the market on Monday, August 16, 2010 . The ... at 8:00 a.m. ET to review,the Company,s financial ...
... Advanced Brain Technologies today announced results demonstrating that a modified ... Down syndrome. The results of the study, conducted in Nottingham, United ... of the article scheduled to appear in the journal Music and Medicine(i). ... It ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sinovac to Host Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results 2Sinovac to Host Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results 3Results of Pilot Study Published in Journal Music and Medicine Reveal The Listening Program Helps Children With Down Syndrome Improve Speech Skills 2Results of Pilot Study Published in Journal Music and Medicine Reveal The Listening Program Helps Children With Down Syndrome Improve Speech Skills 3
(Date:9/22/2014)... Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter ... take note: Many American parents are aware of online physician-rating ... a pediatrician for their children, according to a new national ... than 1,600 parents -- further suggest that negative online ratings ... doctor has been recommended by a neighbor. Conversely, a ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... South Asians living in Canada have a higher rate ... compared with while people, McMaster researchers have found. ... Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ Open) and may ... the fastest-growing ethnic groups in the country is the ... Canada, comprising about three percent of the population. They ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014. Kessler researchers have published a pilot ... wellness program in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). ... health, perceived stress, and pain. "Development and ... living with MS: Description and outcomes" was epublished ... International Journal of MS Care (doi: ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new prescription devices ... may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches ... new study. One device -- the Cefaly -- ... -- the Cerena -- is meant to be used ... release. "Patients have been looking for alternative migraine ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... weather can occur with little warning, so it’s important to be ... Month, Amica Insurance is offering the following tips to ... , Build an emergency supply kit. It should contain first-aid ... per person per day for at least 72 hours. , ... your family knows what to do and where to go if ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds 2Health News:Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds 3Health News:Higher risk of heart disease for South Asians in Canada 2Health News:Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says 2Health News:Amica Shares Tips for National Preparedness Month 2
... emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography for radiation therapy ... for excellent, local and regional disease control when compared ... March 1 issue of the International Journal for Radiation ... Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. , CT has been the ...
... of South,Carolina announced today that the second annual National ... on Wednesday, April 30, 2008., Blue Cross and ... employers, will encourage their employees to wear comfortable walking,shoes ... lunchtime walk., The motivation behind National Walk @ ...
... of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have identified a ... the process by which viruses escape from cells and ... the first time how ISG15 slows the spread of ... how ISG15 successfully inhibits other viruses, including HIV-1 and ...
... 4 The number of Arab,Americans is growing. ... largest,concentration of people of Arab descent outside of ... so do their healthcare needs. Like many,other ethnic ... educational challenges in accessing health information and,care., ...
... security control of e-Passport system in Immigration Department of ... ... SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 Titanium Group,Ltd. (OTC Bulletin ... contract was awarded in October 2006 to,develop Biometric Sign-on Infrastructure ...
... Offerings to Help Hospitals Prevent Infections, DUBLIN, ... of products and services that improve the safety ... agreement to,acquire the assets of privately held Enturia ... leading line of infection prevention,products sold under the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:PET/CT planning beneficial for head and neck cancer patients 2Health News:S.C. BlueCross Announces Second Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day 2Health News:Penn scientists find a protein that inhibits Ebola from reaching out to infect neighboring cells 2Health News:International and Domestic Leaders to Convene to Tackle Health Issues in the Arab American Community 2Health News:Titanium Group Implements Biometric Sign-On Infrastructures for Hong Kong Immigration Department 2Health News:Titanium Group Implements Biometric Sign-On Infrastructures for Hong Kong Immigration Department 3Health News:Cardinal Health Agrees to Acquire ChloraPrep(R) Manufacturer for $490 Million 2Health News:Cardinal Health Agrees to Acquire ChloraPrep(R) Manufacturer for $490 Million 3Health News:Cardinal Health Agrees to Acquire ChloraPrep(R) Manufacturer for $490 Million 4Health News:Cardinal Health Agrees to Acquire ChloraPrep(R) Manufacturer for $490 Million 5Health News:Cardinal Health Agrees to Acquire ChloraPrep(R) Manufacturer for $490 Million 6
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: