Posts Tagged FDA

FDA issues advisory on sale of unregistered drug Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang

Robie de Guzman   •   April 19, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised the public against the sale and distribution of unregistered drug Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang with Chinese characters. In its...

Second hospital given compassionate permit on ivermectin use vs COVID-19 – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Another hospital has been granted with compassionate special permit (CSP) to use anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to treat patients with COVID-19, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said...

FDA recommends continued use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vax in PH

Robie de Guzman   •   April 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday recommended to the Department of Health (DOH) the continued use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the country’s vaccination drive....

EUA application for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine still under evaluation – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The emergency use authorization (EUA) application submitted by Johnson & Johnson for its pharmaceutical arm, Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine is still under evaluation, the Food and Drug Administration...

New guidelines in AstraZeneca vaccine use expected this week – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – A new set of guidelines in administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines is expected to be out soon, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday. In a televised...

FDA to complete evaluation of J&J’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine this week

Robie de Guzman   •   April 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expects to complete its evaluation of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine this week following the drug company’s application for an...

COVID-19 vax did not cause stroke of vaccinee in Caloocan — DOH, FDA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health (DOH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have clarified reports that a 54-year-old man from Caloocan City experienced a serious adverse event after his...

AstraZeneca vaccines may still be used on people above 60 years old — FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senior citizens (60 years and above) may still be inoculated with AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday. The FDA issued the clarification...

Ivermectin’s compassionate use permit not guarantee of efficacy vs COVID-19, FDA reiterates

Robie de Guzman   •   April 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday reiterated that the approval of a hospital’s application for compassionate use permit of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin against COVID-19 is...

FDA OKs hospital request for compassionate use of ivermectin vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   April 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said it has approved a hospital’s application for compassionate use of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to treat COVID-19. “Na-grant na...

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