News tagged with drug manufacturer

Added benefit of aclidinium bromide is not proven

The drug aclidinium bromide (trade names Eklira, Bretaris) has been approved since October 2012 for widening the narrowed airways of adults with chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The German Institute for Quality ...

Jan 30, 2013
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US proposes sweeping new food safety rules (Update)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...

Jan 04, 2013
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FDA pledges support for med tech initiative

(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration says it will collaborate with medical device manufacturers on a public-private partnership designed to speed up the development of new medical technology.

Dec 03, 2012
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Vandetanib in thyroid cancer: No proof of added benefit

Vandetanib (trade name Caprelsa) has been approved in Germany since February 2012 for adult patients suffering from a particular form of aggressive thyroid cancer. The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health ...

Nov 09, 2012
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A heavy price for cheaper drugs

You get what you pay for. This maxim is proving true all over again when it comes to steroid injections used to alleviate back pain. Making safe and effective versions of such drugs involves manufacturing steps that aren't ...

Oct 23, 2012
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