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2013-12-02 08:30:40

PHILADELPHIA, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), announces that its subsidiary Shire US Inc. has entered into an agreement to supply an authorized generic version of its product Adderall XR. Under the agreement, Sandoz Inc. will market an authorized generic version of Adderall XR(R) beginning July 1, 2016. From the December 1, 2013 effective date of the agreement through the end of the agreement's five-year term, Sandoz has agreed to...

2013-11-05 04:23:21

DUBLIN, November 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire Plans to Submit a Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) by Q3 2014 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces positive top-line results from two identically designed randomized placebo-controlled Phase 3 studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) versus placebo in adults with binge eating disorder (BED). In both studies Vyvanse was found to be statistically...

2013-10-16 16:26:13

Federal court in Texas requires PureTek to stop manufacturing all generic prenatal vitamins that infringe Mission's dual-iron patent. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company today announced that a federal district court in Texas has upheld its patent that covers one of the nation's most prescribed prenatal vitamin brands. "Mission Pharmacal has successfully asserted the dual-iron ('247) patent used in its popular CitraNatal® family of prenatal vitamins,...

2013-09-13 23:20:44

MDMA, or ‘molly’ made headlines this week after multiple reports of overdoses related to this dangerous ‘designer’ drug. The lethal risks involved with MDMA are clear, though many still consider this drug less harmful than other illicit substances. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The Electric Zoo, a popular New York-based electronic music festival, was cut short this past weekend after two concertgoers overdosed on MDMA. An article “The Dangers of MDMA, or ‘Molly’...

2013-07-30 23:32:04

Sold as ecstasy, the tablets may contain PMA, have reportedly claimed two lives in Ireland, and are potentially implicated in others. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The illegal substance ecstasy has enjoyed resurgence in the culture of illicit drugs recently, but startling new developments in the United Kingdom have resulted in the deaths of several young people. Local police have issued warnings for pills being sold as “green Rolexes.” Forensic analysis has shown that ecstasy pills...

2013-07-10 08:27:24

First-to-market generic equivalent of ProCentra® for treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy now available in the U.S. MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative drug delivery technologies, today announced that its generic pharmaceuticals business has launched Dextroamphetamine Sulfate Oral Solution, the first-to-market generic equivalent of ProCentra®, which is indicated for the treatment of...

2013-07-02 23:20:13

ORCHID Recovery Center reveals that children who take stimulants are no less likely to develop substance abuse issues later in life. Palm Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 ORCHID Recovery Center, an addiction treatment center located in Palm Springs, Florida, has recently released a statement to the press regarding the announcement that stimulants, such as Ritalin and Adderall, that are used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not linked to a lower risk of...

2013-06-24 23:02:17

Amid a fervor over treating obesity in the 1990s, FDA approved drugs that proved to be unsafe. We must avoid making the same mistake again, according to PHA. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The American Medical Association’s decision* to regard obesity as a disease is making top headlines this week, but in fact this is not the first time American health care has taken this view, according to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). “In the 1990s, the results for too many...

2013-06-20 16:27:41

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New knowledge parents need to know: Psychoactive drugs are increasingly dangerous, and can be deadly and difficult to detect. Yet, many of these 'designer drugs' are becoming more socially acceptable and rampant at raves and clubs where teens and young adults are exposed to and using MDMA (Ecstasy or "Molly"), K2, and Spice. The New York Times article, "The Night Comes Back to Life: The Return of the '90s Dance Club" talks about the rising popularity...

2013-06-19 14:32:04

Controversial deals that delay generic versions of drugs coming onto the market can lead to consumers paying significantly more for some treatments, according to new research by an academic from the University of East Anglia. Dr Farasat Bokhari´s study shows that moves to investigate and ban pay-to-delay deals — which typically involve a branded manufacturer holding a drug patent paying a rival generic firm to delay the release of its cheaper version — are justified. The...