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    1. FDA OKs Generic Requip

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

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. FDA OKs ADHD Drug Vyvanse for Adults

      The FDA has approved the drug Vyvanse for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, according to the drug company Shire, which makes Vyvanse.

    5. FDA OKs New Migraine Drug Treximet

      The FDA has approved Treximet, a migraine drug that combines the migraine drug Imitrex with the painkiller found in Aleve and naprosyn.

    6. Stronger Psychiatric Warning on Tamiflu

      The flu drug Tamiflu now has a stronger warning about rare reports of delirium and abnormal behavior leading to self-injury, and, in some cases, death.

    7. FDA OKs New Antidepressant Pristiq

      The FDA has approved Pristiq, an antidepressant chemically similar to Wyeth's Effexor XR.

    8. FDA OKs Nexium for Kids 1-11

      The FDA has approved short-term use of the drug Nexium for kids age 1-11 with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

    9. FDA Warns of Tysabri Liver Risk

      The FDA says Tysabri, a drug that treats multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease, is getting a new warning about possible liver risks.

    10. FDA Warns of Allergy to Denture Cleansers

      Use denture cleansers? The FDA wants to you to make sure you use those products as directed because of a possible risk of allergic reaction.

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