Chronic Pain

Generic Lexapro (escitalopram) approved by the FDA

black haired woman The FDA approved a generic version of the widely prescribed depression and anxiety medicine, Lexapro (escitalopram).

Approval Date: 
Wed, 03/14/2012
Company: 
Teva/Vax

Gintuit- the first cell-based FDA approval for mucogingival problems

woman smiling The FDA has approved Gintuit, the first cell-based treatment for mucogingival (mouth and gum) use such as for after gum surgery product.

Approval Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012
Company: 
Organogenesis

The FDA is trying, but do they have enough staff?

leafs The FDA appears to struggle with substantitive issues relating to time frames for drug approval and matters involving timing of follow up. Is this a staffing issue? It might be time for a consultative look at this!

National Endometriosis month and NSAIDS to contraceptives

women on balcony It’s National Endometriosis Month and we appreciate all the emails that our twitter post generated. Endometriosis can affect up to 10 % of women of childbearing age and is worth a closer look.

Davy Jones of the Monkees dead at 66 from apparent heart attack

man with suitcase Sad news came from Florida today, where Davy Jones--best known for his part in the Monkees died of an apparent heart attack. Other than the news of heart involvement and heart attack, nothing else is known a

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