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2008-09-06 00:00:04

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration ordered stronger warnings Thursday on four medications widely used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses, saying they can raise the risk of possibly fatal fungal infections.The drugs - Enbrel, Remicade, Humira and Cimzia - work by suppressing the immune system to keep it from attacking the body.

2008-09-05 09:00:04

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar The Associated Press WASHINGTON The Food and Drug Administration ordered stronger warnings Thursday on four medications widely used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses, saying they can raise the risk of possibly fatal fungal infections.

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2008-09-05 09:45:00

The Food and Drug Administration warned yesterday that a handful of medications commonly prescribed to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses can raise the risk of fatal fungal infections.


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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
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