The FDA is warning that prescribing the antibiotic Biaxin (clarithromycin) to patients with heart disease because it may increase their risk of heart problems or death that can occur years afterward.
The FDA is warning about severe hypersensitivity reactions in chemotherapy patients who received injections of the anti-nausea drug Varubi (rolapitant).
The FDA is warning about the risk of deadly lung collapses (pneumothorax events) from feeding tube placement procedures.
The FDA is warning that cough-and-cold medications that contain opioids like codeine or hydrocodone should not be prescribed to children because the risk of side effects outweighs the benefits.
The FDA is warning about the risk of brain damage from repeated or lengthy use of anesthesia in children under 3 years old, or the unborn babies of pregnant women in their third trimester.
At least 50% of cancer drugs that were fast-tracked to patients by the FDA from 2008-2012 did not help them live longer or better lives. The most expensive drug also worsened quality of life. Even when these medications do not...