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  1. New Diabetes Drug Victoza Approved

    The FDA has approved Victoza, a once-daily injection to treat type 2 diabetes in some adults.

  2. MS Drug Ampyra Gets FDA Nod

    The FDA has approved Ampyra (dalfampridine), which improves walking ability in MS patients. Ampyra is taken with other MS drugs and does not keep MS from getting worse.

  3. FDA Warns of Heart Risk for Meridia

    The FDA warns that the weight loss drug Meridia raises heart attack and stroke risk in patients with high blood pressure or heart problems.

  4. Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, St. Joseph Aspirin, Rolaids Recall

    Because of a sickening smell, 60 million of bottles of child and adult Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, aspirin, and Rolaids are being recalled. FDA says J&J McNeil has known of the problem for over a year.

  5. New Arthritis Drug Actemra Approved

    The FDA has approved Actemra for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. The once-monthly hour-long infusion is the first IL-6 inhibitor for arthritis.

  6. H1N1 Swine Flu Shots for Kids Recalled

    The CDC today issued a voluntary recall of hundreds of thousands of doses of pediatric H1N1 swine flu shots for "non-safety" reasons.

  7. Vicks Nasal Spray Recalled

    Procter & Gamble has recalled some 120,000 units of Vicks Sinex nasal spray because of possible bacterial contamination. No illnesses have been reported.

  8. New Drug for Lingering Shingles Pain

    The FDA has approved Qutenza for post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), lingering nerve pain after a shingles attack. The doctor-applied patches deliver synthetic capsaicin, the chemical that makes chili peppers hot.

  9. FDA Warns Plavix Patients of Drug Interactions

    The FDA warns patients on Plavix not to take Nexium or Prilosec -- or nine other drugs, including Prozac and Tagamet. The drugs keep Plavix from working properly.

  10. HPV Vaccine Gardasil OK'd for Boys

    The FDA has approved the vaccine Gardasil to help prevent genital warts in boys and young men, according to Merck, the drug company that makes Gardasil.

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