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FDA Told Painkillers Can Stay on Market

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FDA Told Painkillers Can Stay on Market

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FDA Told Painkillers Can Stay on Market

FDA Told Painkillers Can Stay on Market

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An advisory panel tells the Food and Drug Administration Vioxx, Celebrex and similar painkillers can stay on the market, but urges some restrictions and cautions about the risk of heart disease. The panel issued recommendations on several painkilling drugs which have raised recent concerns.