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Percutaneous Transcatheter Occlusion Device Approved for PDA Closure

Percutaneous Transcatheter Occlusion Device Approved for PDA Closure

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The pea-sized device is a self-expanding wire mesh that is inserted through an incision in the leg and guided through vessels to the heart, where it is placed to seal the opening.

FDA: E-Liquids Found to Contain Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil

FDA: E-Liquids Found to Contain Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil

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Sildenafil and tadalafil can interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, such as nitroglycerin, and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

CBD Granted Orphan Drug Status for Reperfusion Injury Prevention During Transplantation

CBD Granted Orphan Drug Status for Reperfusion Injury Prevention During Transplantation

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The FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation for cannabidiol to prevent ischemia and reperfusion injury.

FDA: Class I Recall of Test Strips Due to Inaccurate INR Results

FDA: Class I Recall of Test Strips Due to Inaccurate INR Results

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Over 1.1 million packages of test strips distributed from January 12, 2018 to October 29, 2018 are being recalled.

Evolocumab Price Decreased to Reduce Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs

Evolocumab Price Decreased to Reduce Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs

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Repatha is a proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitor.

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