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2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug

A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications. Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA. The FDA announced the recall on its… Read More »

Former Aveo CFO found guilty of misleading investors about prospects for cancer drug

The SEC’s two-year battle with Aveo Pharmaceuticals over the company’s embattled kidney cancer drug tivozanib has come to a close with a jury verdict against its former chief financial officer, David Johnston. The guilty verdict—which followed two judgments against Aveo’s former chief executive officer and chief medical officer, plus a settlement that resulted in a… Read More »