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MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 94

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine gets Emergency Use Authorization for booster doses in certain individuals; A smaller vaccine dose appears safe and effective in children; A survey sheds light on parents’ thoughts on child COVID vaccination; Janssen share booster data for their vaccine; Remdesivir efficacy data in COVID-19 patients, And Opzelura is approved for atopic dermatitis.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 93

The FDA weigh up mandatory education for opioid prescribers; There’s an increase in the sale of strong psychoactive THC products; Brukinsa and Exkivity gain approval, respectively; And a number of supplement companies received FDA warning letters.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 92

This week we have news on pediatric influenza vaccine guidance; Moderna submit data for their COVID-19 booster dose; There’s new FDA warnings for some JAK inhibitors; Trudhesa nasal spray is approved; And the FDA places a clinical hold on a gene therapy for phenylketonuria.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 89

Big news on the COVID-19 vaccine booster dose. The CDC issues new recommendations on vaccines. What protection the Moderna vaccine offers after 6 months. A treatment approved for Pompe disease. And the FDA denies an application for a new roxadustat indication.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 88

The FDA authorizes a postexposure prophylaxis for COVID-19; A new treatment is okay’d for lupus; A higher dose naloxone nasal spray became available; The risk evaluation and mitigation program for Clozapine has had important changes, and finally, Istodax has had an indication withdrawn.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 87

This week we have news of the FDA requesting a change to statin prescribing labels, a new vaccine for streptococcus pneumoniae, a new plaque psoriasis cream, a stem cell therapy gets fast tracked as a possible Parkinson disease treatment, and there’s a new treatment approved for Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 86

This week on the pod we speak about a fact sheet update for the Janssen COVID vaccine. Pfizer and BioNTech are working on a booster version of their vaccine. A supplement is found to contain a prescription ingredient. There’s a new treatment for patients with diabetic kidney disease. And two sunscreen brands are recalled due to the presence of benzene.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 85

This week Pfizer recalled their smoking cessation therapy Chantix. A treatment for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections becomes available. Aduhelm, the newly approved Alzheimer Disease treatment, has its label updated. A blood lead level test is recalled, and there’s updates to the cancer drug Keytruda.

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 84

The FDA grants Emergency Use to Actemra to treat hospitalized COVID patients. Revisions are been made to the fact sheets for the Moderna and Pfizer BioNTech COVID vaccines to include information related to the risk of myocarditis and pericarditis. A new treatment is approved for some cancer patients allergic to E. coli-Derived asparaginase products. Meanwhile,…

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast 83

This week the FDA approved a first-in-class switch for an antihistamine nasal spray, a new oral contraceptive, and Pradaxa was approved to prevent venous thromboembolism in pediatric patients. Also, we look at a published report on the real-world efficacy of the COVID-19 treatment remdesivir.