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No nasal sprays yet against COVID-19, FDA says

Robie de Guzman   •   September 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday said that nasal sprays have not been proven effective yet in preventing COVID-19 infection. FDA director-general Eric Domingo...

FDA, may babala vs mga ospital na maniningil ng higit kaysa COVID-19 drug price cap

Robie de Guzman   •   September 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Binalaan ng Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ang mga ospital na maniningil ng higit kaysa itinakdang price cap para sa mga gamot na ginagamit para sa...

FDA warns: Nasal spray products are not substitutes for medicines, vaccines

Marje Pelayo   •   September 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cautioned the public on the claims of nasal spray products authorized in the Philippines. In an advisory dated September 10,...

FDA warns against purchase of verified fake drugs

Marje Pelayo   •   September 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned the public against purchasing and using verified fake drugs. In its advisory shared on its Facebook account, the FDA...

Fully vaccinated na nagkaroon ng COVID-19, mahigit 200 lang — FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   September 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Mababa lamang ang bilang ng “breakthrough infections” o mga taong nahawa pa rin ng COVID-19 kahit sila ay fully vaccinated na. Batay sa hawak na datos ng...

Mga doktor, importer at distributor ng ‘di rehistradong bakuna o gamot maaaring maharap sa parusa — FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Walang anumang pananagutan sa batas ang isang indibidwal na naka-inom o nabigyan ng hindi rehistradong gamot at bakuna, ayon sa Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Sinabi ni...

FDA: Vaccines ‘still very useful’ despite drop in efficacy rate vs COVID-19 variants

Robie de Guzman   •   July 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines ­– Available vaccines against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are “still very useful’ in helping stem the spread of severe respiratory illness despite a decrease in their efficacy against...

Vaccine expert says booster shots need study, recommendation by FDA

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Booster shots still need further studies and recommendations from the country’s Food and Drug Administration, according to the Philippine Foundation for Vaccination (PFV). During a virtual public...

FDA allows 42-day interval between Sputnik V vaccine shots

Robie de Guzman   •   July 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The government’s vaccine experts have recommended widening the interval between two doses of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to 42 days, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

PH experts evaluating Sinovac request to use its COVID-19 vaccine on children — FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   July 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine vaccine experts have started looking into the possibility of using the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine on children aged three to 17, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...


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