miércoles, 26 de agosto de 2009

Drug Safety Labeling Changes by FDA

The MedWatch July 2009 Drug Safety Labeling Changes posting includes 38 drug products with safety labeling changes to the following sections: BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT, and MEDICATION GUIDE.
The "Summary Page" provides a listing of drug names and safety labeling sections revised: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/ucm172740.htm Clicking on a drug product name in the Summary View will take you to the "detailed view" page, which identifies safety labeling sections and subsections revised, along with a brief summary of new or modified safety information to the BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, and/or WARNINGS sections.
The following drugs had modifications to the BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, and WARNINGS sections:
Chantix (varenicline), Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride), Zyban (bupropion hydrochloride), Diabeta (glyburide), Lopid (gemfibrozil), Ortho Evra (norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol) transdermal system, Veramyst (fluticasone furoate), Actonel (risedronate sodium), Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Recombinant Vaccine, Letairis (ambrisentan), Myfortic (mycophenolic acid), Rilutek (riluzole), Soliris (eculizumab)

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