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Aridol Bronchial Challenge Test Kit approved

The FDA has approved Aridol (mannitol inhalation powder, from Pharmaxis) Bronchial Challenge Test Kit for the assessment of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients ≥6 years of age who do not have clinically apparent asthma.

FDA warns of stolen Advair Diskus product

The FDA has warned healthcare professionals and consumers not to use certain Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) inhalers stolen from a distribution warehouse in 2009 which have been found recently in some pharmacies.

FDA warns against Que She herbal supplement

The FDA has warned consumers and healthcare professionals that Que She, marketed as “Slimming Factor Capsule,” an herbal weight loss supplement, contains undeclared ingredients that could harm consumers, especially those with cardiovascular conditions.

FDA Video: Phase-Out of CFC Inhalers

FDA is informing healthcare practitioners and patients that certain metered-dose inhalers used to treat asthma and chronic pulmonary obstructive disease will be gradually removed from the market because they use chlorofluorocarbons as propellants.

Dulera approved for the treatment of asthma

Dulera approved for the treatment of asthma

Merck announced that the FDA has approved Dulera (mometasone furoate and formoterol fumarate dihydrate) inhalation aerosol for the treatment of asthma in patients ≥12 years of age.