The FDA has approved a sNDA for Linzess (linaclotide; Actavis and Ironwood) to allow the capsule contents to be sprinkled in applesauce or water for adults with swallowing difficulties. Also, the FDA has approved additional instructions for patients with nasogastric or gastric feeding tubes.
The FDA has approved Fluad (influenza vaccine, adjuvanted; Seqirus) for the prevention of seasonal influenza in patients 65 years and older.
Findings from a new Cochrane Review caution clinicians to weigh the benefits and risks more carefully when prescribing methylphenidate.
Pfizer announced that a Phase 3 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Lyrica (pregabalin) Capsules CV in adults with chronic post-traumatic peripheral neuropathic pain did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint.
Researchers may have identified a new mechanism for aspirin in cancer prevention, according to findings from a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention.