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Is guggul regulated by the fda?

Is guggul regulated by the fda?

No: Listed as a food supplement, many herbal products are not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Stands for food & drug administration, agency that ...Read more


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Is somnapure fda approved?

Somnapure: Somnapure is a nutritional supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Is "Provigil" an FDA approved prescription drug?

Yes: Provigil is an FDA prescription drug used mostly for narcolepsy or excessive daytime sleepiness from other causes. http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index.cfm?fuseaction=Search.DrugDetails ...Read more

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Does fda approved aromatase inhibitors in pediatrics?

Does fda approved aromatase inhibitors in pediatrics?

Probably never will: Many of the drugs we use in pediatric oncology are never approved by the fda for treatment of a particular pediatric cancer. Once it gains fda approval for an adult disease indication, we then can study it in clinical trials, and if warranted, use it. ...Read more

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Does fda regulate multivitamins and supplements?

Does fda regulate multivitamins and supplements?

Yes: The fda 's many responsibilities include regulation of vitamins and supplements. Some critics feel the fda's regulations are too strict, while others feel they are not strict enough. Info from the fda on their role: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/dietarysupplements/consumerinformation/ucm110417.Htm see my comment for link to a article by joseph mercola md criticizing the fda for "attacking" supplements:. ...Read more

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Are dietary supplements regulated?

Are dietary supplements regulated?

Somewhat: While "supplements" are not anywhere nearly as closely regulated as pharmaceutical medications, they do have to meet basic standards for hygiene and manufacturing as food products. You can think of the disclaimer on the package as one example of the requirements on the industry. ...Read more

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Which are some fda approved weight loss medicines?

Which are some fda approved weight loss medicines?

Weight loss medicine: There are actually 100 different medicines for blood pressure, 10 categories of medicines for diabetes, but very few fda approved medicines for weight loss. Really, only about 5 as of last summer. About 100 others are in different stages of fda trials. Orlistat is a medicine that blocks fat absorption. Belviq (lorcaserin) and Phentermine affect your appetite. None should be used without doctor supervision. ...Read more

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Are taking expired dietary supplements toxic?

Are taking expired dietary supplements toxic?

Expired medications: Dietary supplements that have an expiration date on them should be discarded. The chemical nature of any medication or supplement can change over time including the additives to that product. ...Read more

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Does fda test medical devices?

Yes but not directly: The fda requires approval for marketing of devices that monitor, treat, or diagnose medical problems. They do not directly test the devices but have approved third party companies that can verify the function and accuracy of devices and may require clinical trial data or some types of devices (ie. Those used to diagnose, monitor or treat serious conditions). ...Read more

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Why is ivabradine not fda approved?

Ivabradine: From what i can find, the cost to the company making it in france to get it approved in the us would not be worth the investment for them so what i've read doubts it will be presented with appropriate data to the fda to consider. ...Read more

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Does fda approve all cosmetics sold in us?

Does fda approve all cosmetics sold in us?

FDA approved none: The fda regulates drugs, not cosmetics. Therefore, a cosmetic manufacturer can make any claim they want and can get away with it, true or not, as long as they don't make medical claims. ...Read more

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Is Lipozene fda approved is it safe?

No: Non-prescription medication does not require fda approval. No one knows if it's safe. And if it actually worked, why do the commercials state in small print "results not typical" under the skinny model who probably didn't use lipozene in the first place? ...Read more

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Dietary supplements which are not approved by fda are harmful for our health ?

Dietary supplements which are not approved by fda are harmful for our health ?

Supplements: There is no clear answer to this questions. It depends which supplements you are taking and at what dose. Another important consideration is a potential drug interaction with any other drugs you are taking. I would suggest you consult your pharmacist who has a list of all your current medications and ask him/her to screen them against any supplements that you are considering. ...Read more

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Iloperidone is it officially approved by FDA?

Fanapt (iloperidone) approved Yes: FDA approved: Yes (First approved May 6th, 2009) Brand name: Fanapt Generic name: iloperidone Company: Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. Treatment for: Schizophrenia Fanapt (iloperidone) is a 5HT2/D2 antagonist (atypical) antipsychotic for the treatment of schizophrenia. ...Read more

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Are over-the-counter potassium supplements safe?

Are over-the-counter potassium supplements safe?

Why?: If you have low potassium there needs to be an evaluation and cause? Taking diuretics? Renal issues? Etc! In moderation, and in normal persons potassium should be excreted if not needed. In excess and with some problems it could be quite dangerous ...Read more

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Are any herbal supplements tested by the government?

Are any herbal supplements tested by the government?

No: The federal drug administration (fda) does not test drugs or supplements. The fda evaluates research studies on medications to make sure they are effective and safe. Supplements are regulated under a separate law and don't have to be shown to be effective, but the manufacturers can't make claims about how they affect health. ...Read more

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