Friday, February 20, 2009

Deaths Linked to Psoriasis Drug Raptiva

The FDA has confirmed "three cases and a possible fourth of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, or PML, which causes swelling of the brain and is usually fatal. The patients had been taking Genentech's once-a-week injection Raptiva, which is used to treat red, scaly skin caused by psoriasis." Read more.

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