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FDA to Consider Drug With Suicide Risk

Mesh News Desk, July 15, 2016 ~ FDA will consider approving a drug that has some red flags for its association with a risk of suicide.  The drug is made by Valeant and its called brodalumab. Last May there were six suicides among the clinical trials. That prompted drugmaker Amgen Read more

By | 2016-07-15T10:38:25+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Drugs Gone Wrong|0 Comments

ARICEPT 23: An Unusual Dose Means More Dollars for Drug Companies

By Dan C. Bolton, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP.  With the clock about to run out on patent protection for their blockbuster drug Aricept, prescribed to treat symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), two pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer, Inc. and Eisai Inc., came up with a brazen idea to dodge patent expiration and Read more

By | 2016-03-17T14:07:57+00:00 February 28th, 2015|Drugs Gone Wrong, Featured|13 Comments