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Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA’s new resource guide to support responsible opioid prescribing for pain management in animals
FDA US Food & Drug : August 15, 2018, 9:14 am
Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the FDA’s new resource guide in support of responsible opioid prescribing for safe, effective pain management in animals
FDA approves new vaginal ring for one year of birth control
FDA US Food & Drug : August 10, 2018, 10:54 am
FDA approved Annovera (segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol vaginal system), a combined hormonal contraceptive for women of reproductive age used to prevent pregnancy and is the first vaginal ring contraceptive that can be used for an entire year.
FDA approves first-of-its kind targeted RNA-based therapy to treat a rare disease
FDA US Food & Drug : August 10, 2018, 9:51 am
FDA approves new drug for treatment of polyneuropathy caused by hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (hATTR). This is the first FDA-approved treatment for this rare, debilitating and often fatal genetic disease and the first FDA approval of a new class of drugs called small interfering ribonucleic acid (siRNA) treatment.
FDA allows marketing of first direct-to-consumer app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy
FDA US Food & Drug : August 10, 2018, 9:02 am
The app uses basal body temperature readings to predict when a woman is most fertile to help her avoid conceiving on those days if using as a form of contraception
FDA approves new treatment for a rare genetic disorder, Fabry disease
FDA US Food & Drug : August 10, 2018, 1:37 am
FDA approved Galafold (migalastat), the first oral medication for the treatment of adults with Fabry disease.