Category Archive for: ‘Arthritis Drugs’

The Boy With a Thorn in His Joints

  By SUSANNAH MEADOWS When my son, Shepherd, was 3 years old, he and his twin brother, Beau, took soccer lessons for the first time. They were so excited that they slept in their uniforms — a purple T-shirt with a yellow star kicking the ball with one of its points — the night before their first practice. But when …

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FDA Issues Warning On Arthritis Drugs Over Deaths

By Alice TurnerSeptember 7th 2008eFlux Media The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a statement which highlights that manufacturers of Humira, Cimzia, Enbrel, and Remicade must strengthen the existing warnings, in the Warnings and Precaution sections of the drugs’ prescribing information and Medication Guides, to better highlight the risk of developing fungal infections. The FDA found that several patients with …

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