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    1. FDA Warns of Fatal Rash From Hep C Drug Incivek

      The FDA warned people taking the hepatitis C drug Incivek (telaprevir) that it has received reports of a serious skin rash from the medication, which has led to several deaths.

    2. Generic Lipitor Recall

      Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc., a major maker of generic Lipitor, has issued a massive recall of the cholesterol-cutting tablets, which may be contaminated with tiny glass shards.

    3. New Arthritis Drug Xeljanz Gets FDA Approval

      The FDA has approved Pfizer's Xeljanz (tofacitinib), a first-of-its-kind treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

    4. 2nd Pharmacy Recalls Thousands of Drugs

      Ameridose, a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy closely linked to the NECC pharmacy at the heart of the fungal meningitis outbreak, today recalled thousands of drugs sold to hospitals across the U.S.

    5. FDA Approves Synribo for Drug-Resistant Leukemia

      The FDA has approved Teva's Synribo (omacetaxine mepesuccinate) for treating adults with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).

    6. Epilepsy Drug Fycompa Approved by FDA

      Fycompa (perampanel) has received FDA approval for the treatment of partial onset seizures among epilepsy patients age 12 and older.

    7. 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.

    8. High-Dose Generic Wellbutrin XL Withdrawn

      The FDA has withdrawn its approval of Teva's Budeprion XL 300-mg tablets, a generic version of GSK's Wellbutrin XL extended-relief antidepressant.

    9. Weight Loss Pill Qsymia Now for Sale

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

    10. 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.

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