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Synonyms for Food and Drug Administration

a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products

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25 August 2010 - Shire plc (LON: SHP), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, said yesterday that its subsidiary Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc has received a ruling from the US Food and Drug administration (FDA) on its Citizen's Petition relating to Pentasa.
The Food and Drug Administration is analyzing data on sibutramine as the agency prepares to respond to a citizen's petition calling for the weight loss drug's immediate withdrawal from the market.
The Food and Drug Administration is collecting and analyzing data on sibutramine as the agency prepares to respond to a citizen's petition calling for the weight loss drug's withdrawal from the market.
The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association (CTFA) and the Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) task force recently filed a citizen's petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for amendments to the OTC labeling requirements enacted on June 17, 1994 on a tentative final monograph (TFM) for health care antiseptic products.
Biovail and its licensee, Teva Pharmaceuticals, collaborated in filing a Citizen's Petition and a lawsuit with the FDA requesting that final approval of Biovail's product be effected immediately.
Their petition stated, "None of the signers of this citizen's petition are opposed to progress, if it's the result of thoroughly informed planning.
WASHINGTON -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the nation's largest HIV/AIDS nonprofit medical provider, today announced that has filed what is known as a citizen's petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking the FDA to 'delay or deny' approval of an application by Gilead Sciences for expedited review of its blockbuster AIDS drug Truvada for expanded use as a method of preventing HIV infection in non-infected people.
But even while rejecting the citizen's petition as essentially unconstitutional, Mr.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering a citizen's petition signed by more than 70 medical associations asking that emergency contraception be made available over the counter (OTC), the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy says.
The Food and Drug Administration is still considering a citizen's petition signed by more than 70 medical associations asking that, emergency contraception be made available over the counter (OTC), the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy says.