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A new drug approved for RLS is approved by the FDA. Important that?

everyone should sign up for the Consumer Updates. Here is the info: BRUSSELS and ATLANTA, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved ...

Posted 4 Apr 2012 4 answers


Poeple, plead read this!!! can you belive this???

On the FDA mednotes this AM: FDA Mulls Making Key Prescription Drugs Available Over-the-Counter A number of widely used prescription drugs could be sold over-the-counter under a new proposal being ...

Posted 9 Mar 2012 14 answers

My pain mgmt clinic is taking all patients off Soma?

I don't understand this. I've been given all the reasons. E.g. the FDA is stopping the manufacuring of SOMA. They are addictive. And so on... I have been on SOMA for 8 years and never ...

Posted 12 Oct 2011 9 answers


For the people with osteoporosis that take Forteo injections like me?

this is poited in todays newsletter by the FDA; good read & hope for the future... Mary THURSDAY Feb. 16, 2012 -- Remote controls may not be for just appliances anymore. In a new small study, ...

Posted 17 Feb 2012 3 answers

Headache - Has anyone found Savella to help their migraines?

I also have fibromyalgia. FDA approved Savella for that, but it has the same ingredients as anti-depressants which are known pain killers. Still I wonder if Savella is particularly good for migraines

Posted 10 Nov 2011 6 answers

Chirocaine - Is levobupivicaine available in the U.S.?

Abbot is not producing Chirocaine anymore. Found lots of references for overseas, but the FDA site doesn't list it. ???

Posted 4 Jun 2012 1 answer

Deplin contains all kinds of bad ingredients such as talc, FD&C red,yellow and blue among others?

I do not want to injest those ingredients.Is it possible to get l-metylfolate without these ingredients? Whole Foods does not sell it.It is very upsetting that we are not protected from these ...

Posted 27 Apr 2012 1 answer


Paxil or Paxil CR for OCD?

I was prescribed Paxil CR while in the Psych Ward 4 weeks ago. It has yet to help my anxiety and OCD. I know that regular Paxil is FDA approved for the treatment of OCD, however I noticed that Paxil ...

Posted 30 Apr 2011 1 answer


Just a update I received today on drug shortages in the USA?

These notices can be found by joining the Consumers Update on the right side of the screen. I know there has been a lot of people concerned about this particular problem... Mary FDA Works to Lessen ...

Posted 24 Feb 2012 6 answers

Must Nexium capsules be taken with water?

The Nexium manufacturer's FDA prescribing sheet simply states to take Nexium "1 hour before a meal". I called AstraZeneca and customer service reiterated this statement. This is ...

Posted 15 Mar 2012 2 answers

Has anyone developed Plaque Psoriasis after taking Humira. I never had psoriasis--and started?

... taking Humira for Crohn's Disease. After 6 months on Humira, I now have a bad case of Plaque Psoriasis. Please advise if this has happened to anyone else. I reported it to the FDA... and ...

Posted 15 Mar 2012 4 answers

Has anyone switched from Suboxone to Morphine. I know it is usually the other way around?

I've been using Suboxone for chronic pain (altough not FDA approved for pain mgmt) My insurance will no longer cover it and I cannot afford it. My Dr. is switching me to the Morphine Sulfate ER ...

Posted 1 Jan 2012 4 answers


This is not a question another update from FDA?

Please sign up for these... Mary Education Level Affects Longevity: Study Americans are living longer overall, but better educated people are increasingly the main beneficiaries of gains in life ...

Posted 5 Apr 2012 8 answers

Is meperidine FDA approved?

I have one Dr saying it is and another saying it is not. I had a prescription filled but did not take the medicine. John -

Posted 4 Apr 2012 3 answers

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