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Mylan and Pfizer report new issues affecting some EpiPens that can delay treatment

More than a month after Mylan and Pfizer reported to Health Canada that there are new issues affecting some EpiPens, the companies and the FDA notified U.S. healthcare providers of the problem which can delay treatment when the pens are needed. Mylan, Pfizer and the FDA Friday reported that some pens and their authorized generic… Read More »

Alkermes' depression treatment fails to get FDA panel backing

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted against approving Alkermes Plc’s treatment for depression in patients with an inadequate response to standard antidepressant therapies. The decision comes two days after FDA staff reviewers bit.ly/2QegxPF flagged abuse potential for the opioid-based depression treatment and raised questions on its… Read More »

FDA panel votes against Alkermes' depression treatment

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted against approving Alkermes Plc’s treatment for depression in patients with an inadequate response to standard antidepressant therapies. The decision comes two days after FDA staff reviewers flagged abuse potential for the opioid-based depression treatment and raised questions on its efficacy.… Read More »