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  1. New Use for Active Ingredient of Cialis

    The FDA has OK'd Adcirca to help exercise ability in pulmonary artery hypertension patients; Adcirca is made with the active ingredient in the ED drug Cialis.

  2. Bacterial Conjunctivitis Drug Besivance Approved

    The FDA has approved a new antibacterial eyedrop called Besivance to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, which is commonly called "pinkeye."

  3. FDA OKs Cimzia for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    The FDA has approved the Crohn's disease drug Cimzia to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults, says the drug's maker, UCB.

  4. Heartburn Drug Prevacid Goes Over the Counter

    The FDA has approved the heartburn drug Prevacid 24 HR for sale without a prescription, according to Novartis, the drug company that makes Prevacid 24HR.

  5. New Diabetes Drug Cycloset Approved

    The FDA has approved a new drug, called Cycloset, to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes, in addition to diet and exercise.

  6. Testosterone Gels Risky to Children

    The FDA is ordering a "black box" warning -- the FDA's sternest warning -- for two prescription topical testosterone gel products, AndroGel 1% and Testim 1%.

  7. Blood Pressure Pill Exforge HCT Approved

    The FDA has approved Exforge HCT, which combines three blood pressure drugs -- amlodpine, valsartan, and hydrochlorothiazide -- into one pill.

  8. Hydroxycut Recall Due to Liver Injuries

    Fourteen Hydroxycut products -- marketed as fat burners, low-cost diet aids, and energy enhancers -- are being recalled voluntarily by the manufacturer after the FDA received 23 reports of serious liver injuries ranging from jaundice to death.

  9. FDA Approves New Wrinkle Treatment

    The FDA has approved Dysport to treat forehead wrinkles and frown lines, making it only the second drug to be approved by the agency as a wrinkle treatment.

  10. FDA Issues New Warnings for Painkillers

    The FDA has implemented new rules requiring stronger and more extensive label warnings about the risk of liver damage and stomach bleeding for people taking common over-the-counter pain relievers.

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