Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration

FDA warns vs unsupervised use of Dexamethasone drug linked to COVID-19 treatment

Robie de Guzman   •   June 19, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday warned the public against the use of steroid drug Dexamethasone without a prescription, following reports on its potential to...

Duterte approves hiring of additional workers for FDA, DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is busy processing applications for licenses of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test kits and all other products necessary in the country’s fight...

FDA approves 16 COVID-19 rapid test kits

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 20, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved 16 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rapid antibody test kits for commercial use. “These applications have completed necessary documentary requirements and have undergone review...

FDA warns public vs use of drugs, vaccines with unproven COVID-19 treatment claims

Robie de Guzman   •   April 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against using medicines or vaccines that have not been proven safe and effective in the treatment of...

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...

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