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FDA Approves Colchicine for Acute Gout, Mediterranean Fever by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 7:33pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Colcrys to treat acute flairs in patients with gout, a recurrent and painful form of arthritis, and patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), an inherited inflammatory disorder. The medication’s active ingredient is colchicine, a complex compound derived from the dried seeds of a plant know ... Read on »
FDA orders halt to marketing of unapproved single-ingredient oral colchicine by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 12:00am The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today took action against companies that manufacture, distribute, and/or market unapproved single-ingredient oral colchicine, a medication commonly used for the daily prevention of gout, to treat acute gout flare-ups, and for the treatment of Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). The companies are expec ... Read on »
Colchicine, Big Pharma, Cost to Consumer & Ethics by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 4:02pm Colchicine: An Example of Big Pharma Exploitation Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD RedBanyan.org (President, Patient Advocacy Group) After attending a “medication update” CME course in Charleston, SC in May, it was brought to my attention that a drug that has been around and used to treat gout before I was even born, dispensed as a gener ... Read on »
FDA Orders Halt to Marketing of Unapproved Single-Ingredient Oral Colchicine by Medline Plus Posted Thu 30 Sep 2010 1:52pm FDA orders halt to marketing of unapproved single-ingredient oral colchicine Drug commonly used to prevent gout, treat gout flares, and treat Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today took action against companies that manufacture, distribute, and/or market unapproved single-ingredient o ... Read on »
Big Pharma Exploitation: The Colchicine Case - How it affects those with Gout. by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 08 Jun 2011 1:13am Colchicine: An Example of Big Pharma Exploitation Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD RedBanyan.org (President, Patient Advocacy Group) After attending a “medication update” CME course in Charleston, SC in May, it was brought to my attention that a drug that has been around and used to treat gout before I was even born, dispensed as a gener ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 7 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Tainted Pet Food Scandal Leads to Indictments A U.S. company and its owners, along with two Chinese nationals and their businesses, have been indicted in connection with last year's pet food scandal in which imported wheat gluten contaminated with a toxic chemical contributed to the deaths of at least 14 cats and dogs and sickened hundreds m ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 8 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Tobacco Could Kill 1 Billion People This Century: WHO Smoking and other types of tobacco use killed 100 million people worldwide in the 20th century, and could kill as many as 1 billion people this century unless dramatic global action is taken to curb tobacco use, said a World Health Organization report released Thursday. It said all cou ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 3 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Group Seeks to Improve Hispanic American Eating Habits Traditional Latin-American meal ingredients that offer good nutrition are at the core of a new food pyramid meant to encourage healthier eating among Hispanic Americans. The health benefits of grains and tubers such as plantain, maize, quinoa, and tropical fruits such as papayas and m ... Read on »
Used for the treatment of gout.. ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm Used for the treatment of gout...BD "Until recently, there was 1 manufacturer of unapproved injectable colchicine, and that firm has ceased manufacturing the product," Deborah Autor, director of the FDA's Office of Compliance, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), says in a statement. "This serves as the agency's warning that fir ... Read on »
FDA Has Drug Company Study and Research Old Drug and In Turn to Compensate for Their Time & Expense They Price the Newly Approve by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 12 Oct 2011 12:32am There are several age old drugs that have been around before the FDA existed and the agency is trying to get research and information on how the drug reacts and calculate dangers to include dosage and other safety information compiled.  In this instance to make up for their research the drug price has now sky rocketed and can put it out of rea ... Read on »