FDA updates watch list by adding 3 drugs

02/13/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

The FDA added GlaxoSmithKline's leukemia drug Arzerra, or ofatumumab; UCB's epilepsy, liver and kidney drug Vimpat, or lacosamide; and Acorda Therapeutics' multiple sclerosis, kidney and liver drug Ampyra, or dalfampridine, to its list of products to monitor due to new safety information or possible signs of serious risks. The FDA received reports of potential adverse events involving the treatments in last year's third quarter. A sunscreen was also added to the list.

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