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  1. FDA Warns of Painkiller Fentora Misuse

    The FDA today warned doctors and patients about improper and potentially deadly misuse of the painkiller Fentora.

  2. FDA OKs FluMist for Kids Aged 2-5

    The FDA has approved the use of FluMist, the nasal spray flu vaccine, for children aged 2 to 5.

  3. Evista OK for Breast Cancer Prevention

    The FDA has approved the osteoporosis drug Evista to help prevent breast cancer in certain postmenopausal women.

  4. FDA OKs 1st Generic Versions of Coreg

    The FDA has approved the first generic versions of the prescription drug Coreg (carvedilol).

  5. FDA Panel Backs New HIV Drug

    A new HIV drug gained a federal advisory panel's backing for rapid government approval.

  6. FDA Proposes New Sunscreen Rules

    The FDA proposes new rules for sunscreens, including a four-star rating for protection against ultraviolet A light (UVA).

  7. FDA OKs Risperdal for Kids and Teens

    The FDA has approved the antipsychotic drug Risperdal (risperidone) to treat schizophrenia in teens and bipolar disorder in some youths.

  8. FDA OKs Once-Yearly Osteoporosis Drug

    The FDA approved Reclast, the first once-yearly drug for postmenopausal osteoporosis, according to the manufacturer Novartis.

  9. Stronger Warning for Some Diabetes Drugs

    The FDA today announced that the makers of certain type 2 diabetes drugs have agreed to strengthen the drugs' warnings about the risk of heart failure.

  10. IBS Drug Zelnorm OK'd for Some

    The FDA will let the suspended drug Zelnorm to be taken by some women with irritable bowel syndrome or chronic constipation.

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