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December 30, 1997 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The manufacturer of Seldane, one of the most popular allergy drugs ever sold, said Monday that it will voluntarily remove the product from the marketplace Feb. 1 in response to the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the company's safer alternative drug. The decision will eliminate a drug with the potential to cause life-threatening heart problems when taken with certain other drugs.
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December 30, 1997 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The manufacturer of Seldane, one of the most popular allergy drugs ever sold, said Monday that it will voluntarily remove the product from the marketplace Feb. 1 in response to the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the company's safer alternative drug. The decision will eliminate a drug with the potential to cause life-threatening heart problems when taken with certain other drugs.
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BUSINESS
July 8, 1992 | From Reuters
Seldane, a prescription drug used by millions for hay fever and allergy symptoms, can be fatal for patients with liver problems or if taken with some antibiotics or other drugs, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday. The FDA warning, sparked by recent reports of death and serious illness linked to Seldane, halted for now the company's plans to seek approval to sell the drug without a prescription.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1992 | From Reuters
Seldane, a prescription drug used by millions for hay fever and allergy symptoms, can be fatal for patients with liver problems or if taken with some antibiotics or other drugs, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday. The FDA warning, sparked by recent reports of death and serious illness linked to Seldane, halted for now the company's plans to seek approval to sell the drug without a prescription.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1990 | SALLY SQUIRES, THE WASHINGTON POST
Although an estimated 6 million youngsters get hay fever each year--and one of every five visits to the pediatrician is for an allergy-related disorder--allergies are often overlooked in American children and adolescents.
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