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    1. FDA Panel OKs Drug From Goats

      An FDA advisory committee today recommended the approval of Atryn, which may become the first approved drug made from genetically engineered animals.

    2. FDA OKs New Acne Gel Epiduo

      The FDA has approved a new prescription acne gel called Epiduo for use in patients 12 and older.

    3. FDA OKs 1st Eyelash Drug Latisse

      The FDA has approved Latisse, the first drug to promote eyelash growth, according to Allergan, the company that makes Latisse.

    4. FDA Warns of Risky Weight Loss Pills

      The FDA today warned consumers not to buy or use more than 25 products marketed for weight loss because they contain undeclared, active pharmaceutical ingredients that may be risky.

    5. Oral Spray Sleep Drug Zolpimist Approved

      The FDA has approved a prescription oral spray called Zolpimist, which contains the sleep drug Ambien's active ingredient, for the short-term treatment of insomnia due to trouble falling asleep.

    6. Epilepsy Drugs Get Suicide Risk Warning

      The FDA today announced that it will require makers of epilepsy drugs to add a warning about increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors to the products' prescribing information or labeling.

    7. FDA OKs New Cholesterol Drug Trilipix

      The FDA has approved a new drug called Triplix for use along with diet to lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol, lower triglycerides, and raise HDL ("good") cholesterol, according to Abbott, the drug company that makes Trillipix.

    8. Black Box Warning for Bowel Prep Drugs

      The prescription oral sodium phosphate drugs Visicol and OsmoPrep will get a "black box" warning about the risk of kidney injury.

    9. FDA Panel Urges Restrictions on 2 Asthma Drugs

      An expert panel said Thursday that the benefits of two inhaler drugs, Serevent and Foradil, are not worth the risks and should no longer be used by themselves to treat asthma.

    10. FDA Panel Ayes Eyelash-Boosting Drug

      An FDA advisory panel today recommended the use of the glaucoma drug Lumigan to promote longer, thicker, darker eyelashes.

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