FDA Calls for Stronger Warnings on 4 Crohn's Disease Drugs

Laura Editor
  • Today the FDA called for stronger warning labels on four of the largest selling Crohn's disease drugs: Remicade, Humira, Enbrel, and Cimzia.

     

    The call for stricter warning labels are a result of the increased risk of serious fungal infections associated with the drugs. Specifically, the FDA reported 240 cases of histoplasmosis in patients taking the drugs. Histoplasmosis is a respiratory disease with flu like symptoms. If untreated the disease is deadly.

     

    For the full story, read the Wall Street Journal's article here.

     

     

     

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Published On: September 04, 2008