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  1. FDA Notes 2 Byetta Deaths

    The FDA said it plans to strengthen warnings about life-threatening pancreas problems linked to the type 2 diabetes drug Byetta after getting two reports of deaths and four other hospitalizations in Byetta users.

  2. Revamped Flu Vaccines Approved by FDA

    The FDA has approved six flu vaccines for the 2008-2009 flu season, having altered all three strains in each flu vaccine after a mismatch last season.

  3. FDA Warning: Cipro May Rupture Tendons

    Federal regulators are ordering new warnings on Cipro and similar antibiotics because of evidence the drugs can cause tendinitis and tendon rupture.

  4. FDA Urged to Toughen Diabetes Drug Tests

    Drug companies should be required to conduct stricter safety tests before marketing new diabetes drugs, expert advisors told the FDA.

  5. FDA OKs Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia

    The FDA has approved Cymbalta, an antidepressant also used to treat anxiety and diabetes-related pain, to treat fibromyalgia.

  6. FDA Checking for Cancer-TNF Drug Link

    FDA: About 30 reports of cancer may be linked to child use of Remicade, Enbrel, Humira, or Cimzia for arthritis, Crohn's, or other diseases.

  7. FDA OKs New Bowel Drug Entereg

    The FDA has approved a new drug called Entereg to speed up recovery of normal bowel function in hospitalized adults who've had part of their large or small bowel surgically removed.

  8. FDA OKs Generic Requip

    The FDA has approved generic versions of the drug Requip made by four companies.

  9. FDA OKs Constipation Drug for IBS

    The FDA has approved the use of the constipation drug Amitiza to treat irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) in women aged 18 and older.

  10. Digitek Tablets Recalled

    All lots of Digitek tablets distributed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and sold under the labels "Bertek" or "UDL" are being recalled because they may contain a dangerous double dose of their active ingredient, digoxin.

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