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Foradil, Spiriva Labeling Will Be Revised To Highlight "For Inhalation Only"

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

Crowded labeling on unit-dose packages of Schering's Foradil Aerolizer and Pfizer/Boehringer's Spiriva HandiHaler fail to prominently highlight the capsules are for inhalation use. FDA is advising health care workers to warn patients against accidentally swallowing the asthma/COPD products after 30 cases of misadministration.

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