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2014-04-07 16:25:34

Company Files for Injunction - Prescription Drug Status Should Reside Solely With the FDA SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts requesting the court to grant a temporary restraining order against execution of the executive order recently announced by...

2014-04-07 12:32:56

First presentation of detailed BUNAVAIL clinical data scheduled for April 11 and 13, 2014 RALEIGH, N.C., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that data from clinical studies of BUNAVAIL will be presented at the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 45(th) Annual Medical-Scientific Conference, April 10-13, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Four abstracts will be presented highlighting data from the clinical development...

2014-04-07 08:30:13

RICHMOND, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleo (formerly Intelliject) today announced that it has entered into a $150 million debt facility with PDL BioPharma (NASDAQ: PDLI) to enable kaleo to support commercialization of EVZIO(TM)(naloxone hydrochloride injection) and development of key pipeline products. Under the financing, PDL provided $150 million in cash at closing and will receive interest on the principal outstanding. The note is backed by royalty payments on kaleo's first...

2014-04-07 08:29:17

KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Algatechnologies Ltd. ("Algatech"), a leading manufacturer and supplier of natural algae astaxanthin [http://www.algatech.com/products-item.asp?cat=001_ ] announces the launch of AstaPure(R) 20% astaxanthin oleoresin. This content of astaxanthin exceeds any available in the marketplace. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140407/679614 ) "The new, advanced product allows our customers to offer much...

2014-04-07 08:29:00

TAIPEI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announces the ANDA approval of the generic equivalent to Procardia XL® (Nifedipine) Extended Release Tablets, 30 mg, 60 mg and 90 mg, in the United States. TWi has begun the launch preparation with its US distributor partner and will begin marketing the product as soon as the launch preparation is completed. Procardia XL® 30 mg, 60 mg and 90 mg, Extended Release Tablets marketed by Pfizer Inc and the generic...

2014-04-04 12:37:08

Ophthalmologists should be prepared for life-threatening reactions during retinopathy of prematurity screening, cautions a case report published in the Journal of AAPOS Eyedrops administered to infants as part of routine outpatient retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening can have life-threatening consequences. A case report published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) describes cardiopulmonary arrest in a...

2014-04-04 10:55:34

Results published in JAMA Ophthalmology Exfoliation glaucoma (EG), caused by exfoliation syndrome, a condition in which white clumps of fibrillar material form in the eye, is the most common cause of secondary open-angle glaucoma and a leading cause of blindness and visual impairment. Effective strategies for preventing this disease are lacking. Elevated homocysteine, which may enhance exfoliation material formation, is one possible risk factor that has received significant research...

2014-04-04 08:25:20

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg, called for a balanced approach in the fight against prescription drug abuse and preserving the protection of the needs and rights of patients suffering from severe chronic pain. It was an impressive showcase of a unified front and a call for all stakeholders to help at every level. It is vitally important...

2014-04-03 12:29:15

First and only naloxone product specifically intended for emergency administration by family members or caregivers in settings where opioids may be present RICHMOND, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleo (formerly Intelliject) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EVZIO(TM) (naloxone hydrochloride injection) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression. EVZIO...

2014-04-03 00:22:16

SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are extremely disappointed that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Administrator, as she did in a Congressional hearing today, would repeat misinformation about Zohydro(TM) ER that has been demonstrated to be false. As informed health care experts and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have noted for the record, Zohydro ER is no more potent than any other hydrocodone medication available. The facts are clear: Zohydro ER is the same...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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