FDA Approvals

Date Posted
Article Title
11/21/2003
FDA Approves 3rd Impotence Drug

Cialis joins Viagra and Levitra

11/20/2003
Stomach Relief for People With Chronic Pain

One prescription combines 2 popular drugs

11/20/2003
Breast Tumors Removed Without Major Surgery

FDA OKs biopsy device for new use

11/15/2003
FDA OKs 1st Chewable Contraceptive

Ovcon 35 has spearmint flavor

10/28/2003
Psoriasis Drug Tames Immune Cells

Controls itchy, scaly skin

10/21/2003
New AIDS Drug Clears

Fewer restrictions on use

10/17/2003
Paxil CR Approved for Social Anxiety Disorder

Longer-lasting version controls 'social phobia'

10/17/2003
New Alzheimer's Drug Approved

But it's no miracle cure

10/14/2003
10/10/2003
New Skin Lotion for Hot Flashes

Will carry warnings of HRT risks

10/8/2003
10/2/2003
Drug Approved for Radiation Exposure

May protect against components of so-called 'dirty bomb'

9/30/2003
Pacemakers Go Digital

Doctors can gather data and program them faster

9/17/2003
New Antibiotic for Skin Infections

Usually affect hospital patients

9/8/2003
New Birth Control Pill Approved

Reduces frequency of woman's periods

8/27/2003
8/20/2003
Erectile Dysfunction Drug Wins Approval

An alternative to Viagra

8/13/2003
Crestor for High Cholesterol

Latest statin to win government go-ahead

8/5/2003
Drug OK'd for GERD-Related Syndrome

For people with Barrett's esophagus

8/1/2003
Hepatitis C Drug for Children

Tames pediatric liver disease