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Humira for Ulcerative Colitis May Not Be Effective: FDA Staff

An FDA advisory panel is scheduled to meet today to review whether to recommend the agency expanded the approved uses for Humira to include treatment of ulcerative colitis. However, a staff report suggests that the popular medication may not be effective for treatment of the bowel condition and may require additional studies.…

Accutane Verdicts for Three Plaintiffs Overturned on Appeal

  • Written by: Austin Kirk
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A New Jersey appeals court has overturned the verdicts in three Accutane lawsuits that went to trial jointly in 2008, finding that the plaintiffs failed to establish that stronger label warnings about the risk of bowel problems would have stopped them from using the acne drug, which was required under the Florida law that applied to the cases.  …