WASHINGTON (AP) — A second Trump administration appointee has been ousted at the Food and Drug Administration in the wake of the agency’s botched announcement about an experimental therapy for COVID-19, which medical experts said damaged the health regulator’s credibility with the public. An FDA spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that John “Wolf” Wagner, a political appointee […]
A new Food and Drug Administration draft guidance seeks to put restrictions on an animal medicine practice called compounding.
The FDA has increased their warning on the popular allergy and asthma medicine Singulair, that also goes by the generic name Montelukast.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to an outcry from medical experts, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn on Tuesday apologized for overstating the life-saving benefits of treating COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma. Scientists and medical experts have been pushing back against the claims about the treatment since President Donald Trump’s announcement on Sunday that the […]
According to the government agency, officials have discovered that some hand sanitizers are being packaged in beer cans, children’s food pouches, water bottles, juice bottles and vodka bottles.
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The Food and Drug Administration continues to add hand sanitizers to a list of products that should be avoided after they tested positive for methanol and a dangerous new contaminant – 1-propanol – recently found in some products. There are now a total of 165 hand sanitizers on the updated list of toxic products, some of which […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential accuracy issues with a widely used coronavirus test could lead to false results for patients, U.S. health officials warned. The Food and Drug Administration issued the alert Monday to doctors and laboratory technicians using Thermo Fisher’s TaqPath genetic test. Regulators said issues related to the equipment and software used to run […]
FAIRLESS HILLS, PA (AP) — Investors fled drug developer BioMarin in droves on Wednesday, driving shares down by a third after U.S. regulators rejected the company’s potentially game-changing hemophilia A gene therapy over concerns it might not really be a one-and-done lifetime treatment. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s rejection late Tuesday means the San […]
The Food and Drug Administration could authorize emergency use of a Covid-19 vaccine before phase three trials are over, according the Financial Times.