The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is currently investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has been linked to 31 reported cases and two deaths to prevent the further spread of Legionella.
Bayer HealthCare announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Finacea (azelaic acid) Foam 15% for the topical treatment of inflammatory papules and pustules of mild to moderate rosacea.
The New Drug Application (NDA) for EDO-S101 (Mundipharma) has been accepted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of relapsed or refractory hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.
Unichem Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary nationwide recall of Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg tablets after the discovery of a Clopidogrel tablet in a bottle.
The diuretic triamterene, which is often used in combination with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) for the treatment of hypertension, appears to enhance the effect of HCTZ in lowering blood pressure (BP) in addition to its potassium-sparing action.