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  1. New Warning for Some Birth Control Pills

    Birth control pills that contain the hormone drospirenone must now carry a warning that they may increase risk for potentially fatal blood clots, according to the FDA.

  2. FDA Approves 'Dry' Nasal Spray for Allergy

    The FDA today approved Qnasl for the treatment of allergy symptoms. Qnasl is a "dry" powdered form of beclomethasone diproprionate. It's intended for patients who dislike "wet" beclomethasone nasal sprays.

  3. FDA OKs Generic Boniva for Bone Loss

    Three generic drugmakers may now sell their own versions of the bone-loss drug Boniva, the FDA has ruled.

  4. Generic Lexapro Approved by FDA

    The FDA approved the first generic version of the popular antidepressant Lexapro (escitalopram) today.

  5. New Birth Control Pill Recall

    Seven lots of generic birth control pills have been recalled by Glenmark. The pills are packaged backwards. This means women may take the wrong pills on the wrong day, risking unwanted pregnancy.

  6. Infant Tylenol Recalled

    574,000 bottles of infant Tylenol have been recalled by Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare division. A faulty interior cap can get pushed down into the bottle, making it hard to use the dosing syringe.

  7. Gene May Be Linked to Frequent Cold Sores

    A new study suggests that some people may have a genetic predisposition to frequent cold sores.

  8. New Bladder Cancer Warning for Diabetes Drug Actos

    The FDA has issued a new warning of increased bladder cancer risk associated with use of the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone).

  9. FDA Approves Hepatitis C Drug Victrelis

    The FDA has approved Victrelis (bocepravir) to treat hepatitis C.

  10. FDA Approves New Restless Legs Syndrome Drug

    The FDA has approved a new drug called Horizant to treat moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome.

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