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  • Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs

    Cardiologists recommend wider use of statin drugs
    Dramatically escalating the fight against heart attacks and strokes, the nation's cardiologists have rewritten the guidebook on how Americans should be treated with statins and unveiled a plan that could double the number of patients taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs to about 70 million.
  • FDA bars medications made by Indian generics giant Ranbaxy

    FDA bars medications made by Indian generics giant Ranbaxy
    The Food & Drug Administration on Monday barred the import of any medications made at the premier manufacturing plant of one of the world's largest makers of generic medications, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. The FDA cited Ranbaxy's failure to respond...

    Disparity in generic drug prices is a bitter pill to swallow

    Disparity in generic drug prices is a bitter pill to swallow
    Generic prescription drugs have to meet exacting standards for ingredients and quality, which you'd think would make them uniformly priced at pharmacies. But that, of course, isn't the case. Generic drug prices can be all over the map, depending on...

    Consumer Confidential: Credit risk, Zocor risk, home prices

     
    Here's your flippantly Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --A lot of homeowners may be helped by the federal government's loan-modification program, intended to assist people having a hard time making mortgage payments. But there may be....

    The FDA cautions against high doses of Zocor (simvastatin), urges label changes

     
    The highest doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor produce an increased risk of muscle damage, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned Friday. The risk is highest in patients of Chinese descent and is also high when Zocor, known generically as...