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OCT 17, 2014 - Washington Times

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Anti-abuse label approved for painkiller Embeda

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has approved new labeling for another opioid designed to limit painkiller abuse. The FDA said Friday that Pfizer Inc.'s Embeda can have labeling indicating that it has properties expected to reduce abuse of the drug when it is crushed and ...

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OCT 17, 2014 - Fox News

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FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.

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OCT 16, 2014 - Reuters

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FDA votes to keep black box warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc failed in its attempt to remove a black box warning from its controversial quit-smoking drug, Chantix, after an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted against the removal.

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OCT 16, 2014 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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FDA: little evidence to drop Chantix boxed warning

WASHINGTON • Federal regulators say Pfizer has provided low-quality evidence to support its request to remove a bold-letter warning from its anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior.

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OCT 14, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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FDA staff recommend Pfizer keep black box warning on anti-smoking drug

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's quit-smoking drug Chantix received its latest setback on Tuesday after U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff recommended that the drugmaker keep a severe warning on the treatment's label. Chantix is one of Pfizer's most controversial drugs and has a number of severe side effects, including suicidal thoughts, erratic behavior and drowsiness. The FDA placed a black ...

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