Tag: "unapproved" at medical news
New FDA regulations puts some cough syrups off market
...Laboratories' Mucinex, making competing companies' unapproved
versions automatically illegal. The FDA has warned 66 manufacturers that Mucinex would be the only once-a-day prescription guaifenesin allowed to sell unless its competitors won formal approval. The FDA has given these companies time till end of Nove...
Drug regulatory officials giving the nod for sale of Unapproved drug formulations in India
...he health ministry admitted that drug formulations unapproved
by India’s drug regulatory agency and not evaluate...ide among children. The group had also objected to unapproved
combinations of nimesulide and other drugs, prescribed for use in adults, as illegal. The documents ...
Drugs Banned worldwide still available in India
...nd as drops for children aged under1 year. All are unapproved
by the drugs controller and therefore illegal. The drugs controller general of India, Ashwini Kumar, has said that the government was appointing a committee to look into the issue of adverse reactions to the drug. However in a statement made by the ...
Health Canada Gave Access To Unapproved Drugs To AIDS/HIV Patients.
...ion together is not been reviewed. These drugs are unapproved
for the usage in AIDS patient and hence their acce...eclined by the government. The usage of this new unapproved
AIDS drug started nine months earlier and a patient died. So the clinicians were not interested in g...
Five AIDS Patients To Receive Experimental Anti-retroviral Drugs
...n trying to gain special access to the much sought unapproved
anti- HIV drugs (TMC 114 and TMC 125) can now rejo...l's Hospital has been trying hard to bring the two unapproved
drugs into Canada as a special case. He had even submitted an application to Health Canada in this r...
Georgia: Indian doctor's license cancelled
...tant, Dan Bartoli, injected numerous patients with unapproved
and misbranded drugs, including Dinithrophenol, a weed killer and other insecticides. The two men also submitted false insurance claims, which disguised the types of drugs and treatments they were providing. Shanthaveerappa has not been arrested. ...
Flu Vaccine’s Destination Changed From Illinois To Pakistan
...was prevented // from getting the 250,000 vials of unapproved
flu vaccines from Europe to Illinois but sent to Pakistan instead. These vaccines worth $2.5 million were sent to the people affected by the recent earthquake, which plundered the joys from the South East Asians. At Illinois the state officials ar...
Bowel Cancer Drug Campaigner Dies After Surgery
...national newspaper campaign in order to procure an unapproved
drug to treat bowel cancer, has died at the St James's Hospital in Leeds.// Mrs Newbery could not tolerate surgery to remove liver and bowel tumors. Doctors told Mrs Newbery last year that she had only two months to live unless she took Avastin to r...
Three Compounders Receive Warning against Selling Inhaled Drugs
... warned three pharmacy compounders to stop selling unapproved
inhaled drugs, on Thursday.// The FDA sent warning letters to Reliant Pharmacy Services, RoTech Healthcare, and CCS Medical instructing these companies to halt the manufacture and distribution of several thousands of doses of compounded inhalation ...
Raids By US Marshals Uncovers Cache’ Of Unapproved Drug
US Marshals in a raid seize $55,000 worth of unapproved
dietary supplements in the form of capsules.// I...ey are to be used and they consider these drugs as unapproved
new drugs. VK...
FDA Proposes Availability of Experimental Drugs
...objectives. This aims to help more patients to get unapproved
medicines without compromising on the safety. The proposal also emphasizes that safe drugs that are scientifically proven will reach the market. MST...
FDA Warns of Deadly Results of Skin-numbing Creams
... the anesthetic drug is used both for approved and unapproved
conditions. Some of these drugs must be prescribed by a doctor but others may be purchased without a prescription over the counter. When they are used for a medical procedure this is usually done in a doctors surgery by a trained medical professi...
FDA Warns Migraine Medicine Makers
...rs were part of an effort to halt the marketing of unapproved
and potentially dangerous drugs. The goal is to get the unapproved
drugs off the market, agency officials said. The manufacturers could seek agency approval for the pr...
FDA Announces to Companies to Stop Marketing Products Containing Trimethobenzamide
...companies must stop manufacturing and distributing unapproved
suppository drug products// containing trimethoben...'s action. 'FDA is continuing its work to remove unapproved
drugs from the market,' said Steven Galson, M.D., M.P.H., director of FDA's Center for Drug Evaluati...
CELL THERAPEUTICS PAYS Heavily to Resolve Dispute FOR ALLEGED ILLEGAL MARKETING OF CANCER DRUG
..., CTI promoted the drug for various uses that were unapproved
by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The alleged "off-label" uses caused doctors to prescribe Trisenox to treat various forms of cancer for which the drug was neither approved by the FDA, nor proven to be either safe or effective. The govern...
Own Up and Pay Up, Nigerian Party Tells Pfizer
...ren in Nigeria as Guinea-pigs in the testing of an unapproved
drug is perhaps a pointer to how Western drug manufacturing companies perceive Nigeria in particular and Africa in general as one huge laboratory for anything-goes drug trials," the party said. It criticised the Kano state government for its shoddy h...
China Eyeing US Cooked Chickens Market
...es among Chinese farmers, like flooding crops with unapproved
pesticides or giving antibiotics to livestock. No amount of cooking can destroy pesticide residues or antibiotics. Besides they note, turning up their noses, farmers over there use human feces as fertilizer. Lucius Adkins, president of United P...
Nexus Between Psychiatrists and Drug Firms Dangerous, Say Critics
...give lectures in which, if asked, they may discuss unapproved
uses. The drug industry and many doctors say that these promotional lectures provide the field with invaluable education. Critics say the payments and lectures, often at expensive restaurants, are disguised kickbacks that encourage potentially dang...
Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents
... testing the effectiveness of such stents, even in unapproved
conditions. Drug-releasing stents or drug- eluting stents refer to stents, which have impregnated drugs that release slowly, in order to keep arteries open. The previous models with such drugs were plain metal stents i.e. wire-meshed tubes used t...
Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin
... drug on its label or in ads, or to promote it for unapproved
use. Some drug industry critics said Thursday that while the fines sent an important message, the amounts were far too low, given the vast profits from OxyContin sales and the problems caused by the drug. The damage to the public from these whi...