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  1. Meningitis Outbreak Death Toll Rising

    The death toll continues to rise in the outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid pain shots from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

  2. High-Dose Generic Wellbutrin XL Withdrawn

    The FDA has withdrawn its approval of Teva's Budeprion XL 300-mg tablets, a generic version of GSK's Wellbutrin XL extended-relief antidepressant.

  3. Weight Loss Pill Qsymia Now for Sale

    The weight loss pill Qsymia is now for sale from certified online pharmacies.

  4. New Leukemia Drug Gets FDA Nod

    The FDA has approved Pfizer's Bosulif for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) for patients who do not respond to or who cannot tolerate other treatments.

  5. New IBS Drug Linzess Approved

    The FDA today approved Linzess, a new kind of drug that relieves constipation and pain for some adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

  6. New 1-a-Day HIV Treatment Approved

    The FDA has approved Stribild, the much anticipated once-daily "quad" HIV pill from Gilead Sciences.

  7. Generic Singulair Approved

    The FDA today gave 10 generic drugmakers approval to start making generic versions of Singulair (montelukast sodium), the popular asthma and allergy drug.

  8. FDA Approves New Inhaler for COPD

    The FDA has approved a new inhaled drug for the treatment of the lung disease COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

  9. FDA Approves Diet Drug Qsymia

    For the second time in less than a month, the FDA has approved a new prescription weight loss drug.

  10. FDA Approves First Drug for HIV Prevention

    The FDA has approved use of the HIV drug Truvada to help people at high risk avoid infection with the AIDS virus. Safe sex and frequent HIV tests are still needed. And Truvada must be taken every day for it to work.

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