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1999 FDA Approved Drugs

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Cardiology/Vascular Diseases

Lescol (fluvastatin sodium) capsules, Rx; Novartis; Treatment for the reduction of triglycerides, Approved June 1999

Mevacor (lovastatin) tablets; Merck; Treatment for primary prevention of coronary heart disease, Approved March 1999

Niaspan; Kos Pharmaceuticals; Niacin extended-release tablets, October 28, 1999

Dental and Oral Health

Atridox; Atrix Laboratories; Treatment of chronic adult periodontitis, Approved January 1999

Dermatology

Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) Dermagel, 1%; Novartis; Treatment for tinea pedis (athlete's foot), Approved March 1999

Luxiq (betamethasone valerate) Foam; Connetics Corporation; Treatment for dermatoses of scalp, Approved June 1999

Endocrinology

ACTOS; Takeda; Treatment for type II diabetes, Approved July 1999

Aggrenox; Boehringer Ingelheim; Aggrenox (aspirin/extended-release dipyridamole) 25mg/200mg capules for the prevention of recurrence of stroke, Approved November 1999

Aromasin Tablets; Pharmacia & Upjohn; Exemestane Tablets, 25 mg, October 21, 1999

Avandia (rosiglitazone maleate); SmithKline Beecham; Treatment for type II diabetes mellitus, Approved June 1999

Cernevit; Baxter Healthcare; For the treatment of vitamin deficiency, Approved April 1999.

Climara; Berlex Laboratories; For the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis (loss of bone mass), Approved June 1999

Doxil (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection); Alza; Treatment for ovarian cancer that is refractory to other first-line therapies, Approved June 1999

Ellence; Pharmacia & Upjohn; epirubicin hydrochloride, Approved September 1999

Ethyol (amifostine); US Bioscience, Alza; Treatment for xerostomia (dry mouth) due to radiation, Approved June 1999

Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride); Eli Lilly; Osteoporosis treatment, Approved September 1999

Femhrt Tablets; Parke-Davis; Norethindrone acetate (1mg) and ethinyl estradiol tablets (5mcg), October 15, 1999

Ortho-Prefest; Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, RW Johnson; 17 beta estradiol/17 beta estradiol norgestimate tablets, October 22, 1999

Xenical/Orlistat Capsules; Roche; Treatment for obesity management, Approved April 1999

Family Medicine

Accolate; AstraZeneca; zafirlukast, 10 mg and 20 mg tablets., Approved September 1999

Aggrenox; Boehringer Ingelheim; Aggrenox (aspirin/extended-release dipyridamole) 25mg/200mg capules for the prevention of recurrence of stroke, Approved November 1999

Aromasin Tablets; Pharmacia & Upjohn; Exemestane Tablets, 25 mg, October 21, 1999

Comtan; Novartis; 200mg entacapone tablets, October 19, 1999

Ellence; Pharmacia & Upjohn; epirubicin hydrochloride, Approved September 1999

Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride); Eli Lilly; Osteoporosis treatment, Approved September 1999

Femhrt Tablets; Parke-Davis; Norethindrone acetate (1mg) and ethinyl estradiol tablets (5mcg), October 15, 1999

Keppra; UCB; Levetiracetam tablets for adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy, Approved November 1999

Ortho-Prefest; Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, RW Johnson; 17 beta estradiol/17 beta estradiol norgestimate tablets, October 22, 1999

Synercid I.V.; Rhone Poulenc Rorer; quinupristin and dalfopristin for injection, Approved September 1999

Gastroenterology

Prevpac; TAP Pharmaceuticals; Treatment for eradication of H. pylori, Approved February 1999

Genetic Disease

Keppra; UCB; Levetiracetam tablets for adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy, Approved November 1999

Hematology

Aggrenox; Boehringer Ingelheim; Aggrenox (aspirin/extended-release dipyridamole) 25mg/200mg capules for the prevention of recurrence of stroke, Approved November 1999

Busulflex; Orphan Medical; For use in combination for the treatment of leukemia, Approved February 1999

Ferrlecit; R&D Laboratories; For the treatment of iron deficiency anemia., Approved February 1999

Fragmin; Pharmacia & Upjohn; Treatment of prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), Approved March 1999

Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) Injection; Rhone Poulenc Rorer; Treatment for acute deep vein thrombosis, Approved January 1999

Immunology

Agenerase (amprenavir); GlaxoSmithKline; For the treatment of HIV-1 infection., Approved April 1999

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate); Pharmacia & Upjohn; Treatment for bacterial vaginosis, Approved August 1999

Famvir (famciclovir); SmithKline Beecham; Treatment for Herpes Simplex Infections in HIV-infected patients, Approved January 1999

Norvir (ritonavir); Abbott Laboratories; Treatment for HIV infection, Approved June 1999

Panretin Gel; Ligand Pharmaceuticals; Treatment of cutaneous lesions in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma., Approved June 1999

Rapamune (sirolimus) oral solution; Wyeth; Oral solution of sirolimus, Approved September 1999

Relenza; GlaxoSmithKline; Treatment for uncomplicated acute illness due to influenza virus, Approved July 1999

Synercid I.V.; Rhone Poulenc Rorer; quinupristin and dalfopristin for injection, Approved September 1999

Tamiflu capsule; Roche; Oseltamivir phosphate capsule, October 27, 1999

Vistide (cidofovir); Gilead; For the treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, Approved March 1999

Infections and Infectious Diseases

Nasonex Nasal Spray; Schering-Plough; Treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, Approved January 1999

Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray; AstraZeneca; A nasal spray containing budesonide, Approved October 1999

Synercid I.V.; Rhone Poulenc Rorer; quinupristin and dalfopristin for injection, Approved September 1999

Tamiflu capsule; Roche; Oseltamivir phosphate capsule, October 27, 1999

Musculoskeletal

Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride); Eli Lilly; Osteoporosis treatment, Approved September 1999

Femhrt Tablets; Parke-Davis; Norethindrone acetate (1mg) and ethinyl estradiol tablets (5mcg), October 15, 1999

Nephrology

Ditropan XL (oxybutynin chloride); Alza; Treatment for overactive bladder, Approved June 1999

Levaquin; RW Johnson; Treatment for urinary tract infection, Approved July 1999

Tequin; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Tequin (Injectable and Tablet), December, 1999

Neurology

Aggrenox; Boehringer Ingelheim; Aggrenox (aspirin/extended-release dipyridamole) 25mg/200mg capules for the prevention of recurrence of stroke, Approved November 1999

Cenestin; Duramed Pharmaceuticals; Treatment for symptoms associated with menopause, Approved July 1999

Comtan; Novartis; 200mg entacapone tablets, October 19, 1999

Keppra; UCB; Levetiracetam tablets for adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy, Approved November 1999

Lamictal (lamotrigine) Chewable Dispersible Tablets; GlaxoSmithKline; Treatment for epileptic seizures, Approved June 1999

Lidoderm Patch (lidocaine patch 5% ); Hind Health Care; Treatment of pain in post-herpetic neuralgia, Approved June 1999

Sonata; American Home Products; Treatment fo insomnia, Approved August 1999

Topamax (topiramate); Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical; Treatment for epilepsy in pediatric patients, Approved July 1999

Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)

Aromasin Tablets; Pharmacia & Upjohn; Exemestane Tablets, 25 mg, October 21, 1999

Cenestin; Duramed Pharmaceuticals; Treatment for symptoms associated with menopause, Approved July 1999

Cenestin; Duramed Pharmaceuticals; Treatment for relief of vasomotor symptoms due to menopause, Approved March 1999

Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate); Pharmacia & Upjohn; Treatment for bacterial vaginosis, Approved August 1999

Climara; Berlex Laboratories; For the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis (loss of bone mass), Approved June 1999

Doxil (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection); Alza; Treatment for ovarian cancer that is refractory to other first-line therapies, Approved June 1999

Ellence; Pharmacia & Upjohn; epirubicin hydrochloride, Approved September 1999

Estradiol Transdermal System; Wyeth; Transdermal patch system for the treatement of vulvar vaginal atrophy and vasomotor symptoms., Approved September 1999

Evista (raloxifene hydrochloride); Eli Lilly; Osteoporosis treatment, Approved September 1999

Femhrt Tablets; Parke-Davis; Norethindrone acetate (1mg) and ethinyl estradiol tablets (5mcg), October 15, 1999

Lupron Depot (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension); TAP Pharmaceuticals; Treatment for endometriosis and uterine fibroids, Approved June 1999

Ortho-Prefest; Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, RW Johnson; 17 beta estradiol/17 beta estradiol norgestimate tablets, October 22, 1999

Tequin; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Tequin (Injectable and Tablet), December, 1999

Oncology

Aromasin Tablets; Pharmacia & Upjohn; Exemestane Tablets, 25 mg, October 21, 1999

Busulflex; Orphan Medical; For use in combination for the treatment of leukemia, Approved February 1999

Doxil (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection); Alza; Treatment for ovarian cancer that is refractory to other first-line therapies, Approved June 1999

Ellence; Pharmacia & Upjohn; epirubicin hydrochloride, Approved September 1999

Ethyol (amifostine); US Bioscience, Alza; Treatment for xerostomia (dry mouth) due to radiation, Approved June 1999

Temodar; Schering-Plough; Treatment for refractory anaplastic astrocytoma, Approved August 1999

UVADEX Sterile Solution; Therakos; Treatment of the skin manifestations of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), Approved February 1999

Zofran; GlaxoSmithKline; Treatment for the prevention of chemotherapy and radiation-induced nausea, Approved January 1999

Ophthalmology

Alamast; Santen; pemirolast potassium ophthalmic solution, Approved September 1999

ZADITOR; Ciba Vision; Treatment for the prevention of itching of the eye, Approved July 1999

Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)

Ethyol (amifostine); US Bioscience, Alza; Treatment for xerostomia (dry mouth) due to radiation, Approved June 1999

Pediatrics/Neonatology

Amoxil (amoxicillin); SmithKline Beecham; Treatment (antibiotic) for common bacteria, Approved July 1999

Topamax (topiramate); Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical; Treatment for epilepsy in pediatric patients, Approved July 1999

Pharmacology/Toxicology

Raplon; Organon; Adjunct to general anesthesia during surgical procedures, Approved August 1999

Psychiatry/Psychology

Effexor (venlafaxin HCL); Wyeth; Treatment for generalized anxiety disorder, Approved March 1999

Paxil CR (paroxetine hydrochloride); SmithKline Beecham; Treatment for depression, Approved March 1999

Sonata; American Home Products; Treatment fo insomnia, Approved August 1999

Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Accolate; AstraZeneca; zafirlukast, 10 mg and 20 mg tablets., Approved September 1999

Cafcit Injection; Roxane Laboratories; For the short term treatment of apnea of prematurity in infants between 28 and <33 weeks gestational age., Approved September 1999

Proventil HFA Inhalation Aerosol; 3M Pharmaceuticals; Treatment or prevention of bronchospasm, Approved June 1999

Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Spray; AstraZeneca; A nasal spray containing budesonide, Approved October 1999

Tequin; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Tequin (Injectable and Tablet), December, 1999

Tikosyn Capsules; Pfizer; Capsules of dofetilide, Approved October 1999

Rheumatology

Lodine XL (etodolac); Wyeth; Treatment for the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, Approved May 1999

Vaccines

Synercid I.V.; Rhone Poulenc Rorer; quinupristin and dalfopristin for injection, Approved September 1999

Tamiflu capsule; Roche; Oseltamivir phosphate capsule, October 27, 1999

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