Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration

FDA warns against consumption of unregistered Kirkland Signature Vitamin C 1000mg tablet

Marje Pelayo   •   July 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a warning regarding the consumption of unregistered Kirkland Signature Vitamin C 1000mg tablet. In an advisory on Facebook, the FDA cited...

Mga doktor, importer at distributor ng ‘di rehistradong bakuna o gamot maaaring maharap sa parusa — FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Walang anumang pananagutan sa batas ang isang indibidwal na naka-inom o nabigyan ng hindi rehistradong gamot at bakuna, ayon sa Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Sinabi ni...

FDA: Vaccines ‘still very useful’ despite drop in efficacy rate vs COVID-19 variants

Robie de Guzman   •   July 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines ­– Available vaccines against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are “still very useful’ in helping stem the spread of severe respiratory illness despite a decrease in their efficacy against...

Vaccine expert says booster shots need study, recommendation by FDA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Booster shots still need further studies and recommendations from the country’s Food and Drug Administration, according to the Philippine Foundation for Vaccination (PFV). During a virtual public...

Initial studies abroad on mixing, matching of COVID-19 vaccine jabs show encouraging results – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Preliminary studies being conducted in other countries showed that there is an increase in immunity against coronavirus disease when mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccine doses, Food and...

Very few people in PH get COVID-19 after completing vaccine doses — FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   June 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The number of people in the country who have fallen ill with COVID-19 after receiving their second dose was notably low, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Anti-Red Tape Authority to probe FDA officials over delayed permit applications

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said it will investigate officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over delayed processing of permit applications. During the Laging Handa...

Show-cause order issued to FDA drug center for alleged inaction on over 600 applications

Marje Pelayo   •   May 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has issued a show-cause order to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Drug Regulation and Research (CDRR) for allegedly not...

Evaluation of EUA application for Sinopharm vax may be completed in less than 21 days – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   May 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The evaluation process for the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine will not take long before it can be granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) in the Philippines, the Food...

FDA: 6 hospitals have secured special permit for ivermectin use vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Another hospital has secured a compassionate special permit (CSP) for the use of ivermectin to treat patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...


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