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Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium

Posted 26 Jan 2015 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 – Natpara (parathyroid hormone) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to control low blood calcium among people with hypoparathyroidism. Hypoparathyroidism is a rare disease that occurs when the body doesn't secrete enough parathyroid hormone, which regulates blood levels of calcium and phosphorus. Hypoparathyroidism is typically caused by ...

FDA Approves Natpara (parathyroid hormone) for Hypocalcemia in Patients with Hypoparathyroidism

Posted 23 Jan 2015 by Drugs.com

January 23, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Natpara (parathyroid horomone) to control hypocalcemia (low blood calcium levels) in patients with hypoparathyroidism, a rare disease that affects approximately 60,000 people in the United States. Hypoparathyroidism occurs when the body secretes abnormally low levels of parathyroid hormone, which helps regulate calcium and ...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Specialty Compounding Sterile Products: FDA Alert - Bacterial Infections

Posted 11 Aug 2013 by Drugs.com

[Update 08/11/2013] FDA News Release is now available.  [Update 08/10/2013] Specialty Compounding, LLC has announced a voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of unexpired sterile products. The recall applies to all unexpired sterile compounded products dispensed since May 9, 2013, including all strengths and dosage forms. The recall was initiated after reports of bacterial infection affecting 15 ...

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