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2012-10-29 07:25:45

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will release third quarter fiscal year 2012 financial results after the market closes on Monday, November 5, 2012. The Company will host a conference call beginning at 5:00 pm Eastern time, 2:00 pm California time to discuss its results. Participants can access the call by dialing 877-317-6789 (United States) or 412-317-6789 (international). The conference call will also be available via a...

2012-10-17 11:24:52

As Cold and Flu Season Nears, Consumers Are Urged to Double Check Their Medicine Labels to Avoid Doubling Up on Acetaminophen WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition is launching a nationwide initiative today calling on consumers to double check their medicine labels so they don't double up on medicines that contain acetaminophen during the cold and flu season. Acetaminophen is the most common drug ingredient in America. It is found in...

2012-10-15 07:29:52

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced that preclinical data for NKTR-171, a new investigational drug candidate to treat neuropathic pain, was presented at the 41(st) Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience: Neuroscience 2012. NKTR-171 is a novel sodium channel blocker designed to act in the periphery in order to treat neuropathic pain while avoiding the serious central nervous system (CNS) side effects associated with current...

2012-10-12 15:22:01

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Marksans Pharma, Ltd to market its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Gabapentin Capsules, the generic version of Neurontin® Tablets by Pfizer. The product was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 21, 2011. Under the terms of this agreement, Marksans Pharma will manufacture and supply the product to Breckenridge...

2012-10-09 11:28:18

St. Joseph urges those with high blood pressure to avoid OTC medicines with potentially dangerous ingredients BALTIMORE, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey by St. Joseph Health Products found that nearly half of high blood pressure sufferers don't know they should take a special over-the-counter (OTC) cough, cold or flu medicine. That means cold and flu season can carry an extra, and avoidable, risk to a significant portion of the 67 million Americans who have been diagnosed...

2012-09-21 10:24:30

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Laboratories, Inc. today issued a voluntary nationwide recall for two lots of Hydrocodone Bitartrate and APAP Tablets, USP 10 mg/500 mg. A customer complaint was received for tablets that were thicker and darker shade than the other tablets. It is possible that some tablets from lots 519406A and 521759A exceed the weight specification and may contain higher than indicated amounts of the ingredients Hydrocodone Bitartrate and/or...

2012-09-20 23:01:48

Social Smoking announces menthol e-liquids for its electronic cigarette kits. A cool menthol liquid with a fresh blend of minty goodness and tingly sensations. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Social Smoking, an electronic cigarette company out of Charlotte, NC, just announced the release of a new menthol e-liquid for their electronic cigarettes. The e-liquid is described as a cool menthol liquid with a fresh blend of minty goodness and tingly sensations, selected for a deep...

2012-09-19 02:29:54

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX) today announced top-line results from a clinical pediatric pain study evaluating the safety and analgesic efficacy of Caldolor(TM) (ibuprofen) Injection in treating pain in tonsillectomy patients ranging from 6 to 16 years old. When administered prior to surgery, Caldolor use was associated with a statistically significant reduction in the number of post-operative narcotic doses required in...

2012-09-18 22:21:13

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC-PINK: BIEL), the maker of disposable, inexpensive drug-free topical pain and healing devices, today announced that the Atlantic Veterinarian Alliance, headquartered in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada has selected HealFast® Therapy for use by its association of 167 veterinary practices and animal hospitals. "We are pleased that we will be able to introduce HealFast Therapy's unique drug-free pain relief...

Popping Pills For Pain May Harm Your Hearing
2012-09-13 14:00:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are like most Americans, there is a bottle of pain relievers somewhere close by your desk as you read this. Whether to treat a headache, back ache, or sore muscles, at the first sign of pain most of us are popping some sort of analgesic in our mouth. They are the most frequently used medications in the U.S. The problem is, popping that pill might help your pain, but it might hurt your hearing. According to new research...