Posts Tagged Food and Drug Administration

Anti-Red Tape Authority to probe FDA officials over delayed permit applications

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said it will investigate officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over delayed processing of permit applications. During the Laging Handa...

Show-cause order issued to FDA drug center for alleged inaction on over 600 applications

Marje Pelayo   •   May 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has issued a show-cause order to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Drug Regulation and Research (CDRR) for allegedly not...

Evaluation of EUA application for Sinopharm vax may be completed in less than 21 days – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   May 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The evaluation process for the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine will not take long before it can be granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) in the Philippines, the Food...

FDA: 6 hospitals have secured special permit for ivermectin use vs COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Another hospital has secured a compassionate special permit (CSP) for the use of ivermectin to treat patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

FDA warns public vs use of silver jewelry cleaners containing cyanide

Robie de Guzman   •   May 3, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday reminded the public that the sale and promotion of silver jewelry cleaners containing cyanide remain prohibited in the...

Duterte orders FDA to deal with illegal sale, distribution of ivermectin

Robie de Guzman   •   April 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has directed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take the lead in dealing with illegal traders of anti-parasitic drug ivermectin amid push to...

FDA open to probe into alleged delays in EUA, CPR issuances to local drug manufacturers

Marje Pelayo   •   April 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) welcomes the intention of the members of the House of Representatives (HOR) to investigate the process on the issuance of permits...

FDA issues advisory on sale of unregistered drug Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang

Robie de Guzman   •   April 19, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has advised the public against the sale and distribution of unregistered drug Lianhua Qingwen Jiaonang with Chinese characters. In its...

FDA recommends continued use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vax in PH

Robie de Guzman   •   April 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday recommended to the Department of Health (DOH) the continued use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the country’s vaccination drive....

New guidelines in AstraZeneca vaccine use expected this week – FDA

Robie de Guzman   •   April 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – A new set of guidelines in administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines is expected to be out soon, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday. In a televised...

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