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

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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




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