Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration

FDA approves use of 5 rapid COVID-19 test kits

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday (March 30) said it has approved the use of five rapid test kits for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in...

FDA warns public vs use of ‘Prodex-B’ as anti-viral treatment for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday (March 30) warned the public against the use of a drug cocktail called ‘Prodex-B’ as an anti-viral treatment for...

FDA eases rules to expedite Customs release of imported respirators, other medical devices

Robie de Guzman   •   March 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has relaxed its rules to expedite the release of imported respirators, ventilators and other medical devices which are essential in responding...

FDA allows pharmacies to produce alcohol-based hand sanitizers amid shortage

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 26, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed pharmacies to produce their own alcohol-based hand sanitizers to cope with the supply shortage. According to the FDA, there has been an...

No available COVID-19 test kits in Phl yet — FDA

Maris Federez   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated that there are no registered COVID-19 diagnostic test kits that are now available to the public yet. In a...

FDA sets price cap for online selling of essential medical devices

Robie de Guzman   •   March 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said it has set a price cap for the selling of essential emergency medicines and devices online amid the...

FDA allows use of COVID-19 test kits developed by local scientists

Robie de Guzman   •   March 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday approved the use of test kits, which were developed by local scientists, to confirm cases of novel coronavirus disease...

FDA issues health warning vs lollipop brand over unauthorized use of condom foil packs as wrapper

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 12, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns the public against the purchase and consumption of unregistered Dipzy Cornpop Lollipops. The said Dipzy Cornpop Lollipops under the company MM Lucky Multisales...

US bans fruit, mint vaping cartridges to curb youth use

Robie de Guzman   •   January 3, 2020

Washington – The United States Food and Drug Administration on Thursday banned the sale of unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes, including fruit and mint, in an attempt to reduce their use...

FDA asks LGUs to crackdown on unregistered ‘lambanog’

Marje Pelayo   •   December 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines –  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking local government units (LGUs) to enforce strict regulation against purchase and consumption of distilled coconut sap locally known as...

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