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Heartburn drug tied to muscle spasms, tics

Posted on Mar 13, 2009 in Health & Wellness

FDA slaps strong warning on Wyeth’s medication Reglan updated 6:27 p.m. ET, Thurs., Feb. 26, 2009 WASHINGTON – Federal health officials are adding their sternest warning to a heartburn drug from Wyeth that has been linked to muscle spasms.The Food and Drug Administration said Wyeth’s pill Reglan has been shown to cause spasms and tics when used for long periods of time or at high doses. The agency is requiring both Wyeth and generic drugmakers to add a black box warning, the most serious type available, to their products. Manufacturers also will be required to distribute...

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