FDA Actions

October 2009
Internal Medicine Alert;10/16/2009 Supplement, p2
The article reports on the actions made by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) with regards to the administration and marketing of several drugs including tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-blockers, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) and orlistat.


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