Tag Archives: Drug

Another Valsartan Drug Makes Growing Recall List

Nov. 27, 2018 — A sixth valsartan blood pressure drug has been recalled because of impurities in its key ingredient. Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced a nationwide recall of all amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and all amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide tablets due to a problem with the valsartan active ingredient manufactured in Mylan, India. An impurity known as N-nitrosodiethylamine… Read More »

Former Aveo CFO found guilty of misleading investors about prospects for cancer drug

The SEC’s two-year battle with Aveo Pharmaceuticals over the company’s embattled kidney cancer drug tivozanib has come to a close with a jury verdict against its former chief financial officer, David Johnston. The guilty verdict—which followed two judgments against Aveo’s former chief executive officer and chief medical officer, plus a settlement that resulted in a… Read More »

'Breakthrough' peanut allergy drug ready for FDA review offers hope for those who suffer

Ashley May USA TODAY Published 4:42 PM EST Nov 19, 2018 A new peanut allergy treatment could hold promise for children who otherwise suffer severe reactions.  The experimental drug that shows it’s possible to build up a peanut tolerance over time is ready for U.S. Food and Drug Administration review. Final research results published in… Read More »