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Quick Hits: FDA Approves New Antibiotic, ADHD Med, and Opioid Use in Depressed Patients
The FDA has approved Baxdela (delafloxacin), a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that is used to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure…
Recent Drug Approval Highlights Less Stringent FDA Criteria
The FDA’s March approval of Noctiva (desmopressin) is an example of the agency approving a drug where the risks outweigh…
Can You Trust a New Drug?
A new study finds that nearly 1 out of 3 drugs approved by the FDA has a safety issue after…
Scott Gottlieb’s Potential Impact on the FDA as Commissioner
Scott Gottlieb, President Trump’s nominee to head the FDA, is in most ways a conventional (conservative) choice to head the…
Why Drugs Should Take a Long Time to Get to Market
Drug companies, politicians and patient groups are clamoring for faster approval of drugs. But doing so could bring potentially harmful…
Quick Hits: 10 Drugs With Potential Safety Issues, EpiPen Recall, and More
The FDA has identified 10 drugs — that treat everything from obesity to arthritis –- that have possible safety issues…
Episode 19: On the Inside When the FDA Assesses an Opioid Delivery Method
In this episode, MedShadow founder Su Robotti discusses her first experience as an appointee to the FDA Drug Safety and…
Weighing Risks and Benefits on an FDA Advisory Committee
More than 400 pages of medical research, 11 hours of testimony and a blizzard in March. Welcome to my first…
Drug Side Effects Reported to FDA Skyrocket
Since 2004, the number of side effects reported to the FDA has increased nearly fivefold, according to a new analysis.…
What Happens When The FDA Is Addicted to the Drug Industry?
With the FDA receiving the vast majority of its funding to regulate drugs from that very industry, that’s a conflict…
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