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    1. Sales of Inhaled Insulin Exubera Halted

      The drug company Pfizer says it will stop selling its inhaled insulin product Exubera because the drug didn't catch on with patient and doctors.

    2. Breast Cancer Chemo Drug Ixempra OK'd

      The FDA has approved a new breast cancer chemotherapy drug called Ixempra for use in treating advanced breast cancer.

    3. FDA OKs New HIV Drug Isentress

      The FDA has approved Isentress, the first in a new class of HIV drugs, for use with other HIV drugs.

    4. Diabetes Drug Byetta: Pancreas Risk?

      The FDA has gotten 30 reports of a potentially deadly pancreas problem in patients taking the type 2 diabetes drug Byetta.

    5. FDA Eyeing Unapproved Cough Suppressants

      The FDA plans to crack down on unapproved prescription drugs containing hydrocodone, including some 200 cough suppressants.

    6. FDA Warns of Painkiller Fentora Misuse

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

    7. 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.

    8. Evista OK for Breast Cancer Prevention

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

    9. FDA Panel Backs New HIV Drug

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

    10. FDA OKs 1st Generic Versions of Coreg

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

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