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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.…

Remicade, Acetaminophen Linked to Most Reports of Liver Injury in 2011

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According to a recent report that summarizes adverse events associated with prescription medications, the arthritis drug Remicade and painkiller acetaminophen, which is the active ingredient in Tylenol, were the medications most commonly associated with reports of severe liver problems.…

Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma from Humira, Enbrel Continue to be Reported

Federal drug regulators are warning that patients taking Enbrel, Humira and other similar drugs continue to report incidents of Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma, which could be related to the drugs’ suppression of the immune system.  The FDA is now requiring drug manufacturers to track lymphoma patients taking the drugs and provide more detailed information about the risk. …