Pregnant women who use antidepressants to manage depression should talk with their doctors for a personalized recommendation on how the antidepressants may affect the pregnancy.
In this blog post, Robert Kyle of AdverseEvents compares the results of a postmarket survey of 3 obesity drugs.
A surprising 50 percent of U.S. drug overdoses are caused by prescription drugs – 22,000 annually – according to a new report, The Facts Hurt: A State-By-State Injury Prevention Policy.
Total global spending on oncology medicines – including therapeutic treatments and supportive care – reached the $100 billion threshold in 2014, while spending on oncology drugs in the U.S. increased 5.3 percent compounded annual...
BLOG: Pharmacogenomics is the study of how DNA differences affect response to medications. This can explain why similar patients have different reactions to the same medication even if they receive the same dosage. The...
Several weight loss and fitness supplements contain the chemical BMPEA, a stimulant similar to amphetamine, according to a new study.

FDA APPROVALS
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FDA warned this week that several leading drugs for type 2 diabetes may cause severe and disabling joint pain. FDA said ...

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Sandoz touts value of first ...

The first biosimilar drug approved by FDA in March was officially launched in the United States on September 3 – at a ...

Biosmilars’ naming proposal could ...
FDA approves major cholesterol drug
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DRUGS IN PERSPECTIVE
Drugs in Perspective: Opdivo (nivolumab)

On December 22, 2014, Opdivo (nivolumab) was approved by FDA with a breakthrough therapy designation. Nivolumab is the ...

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