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2011-06-24 05:10:00

EXTON, Pa., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending approval of a Pediatric Use Marketing Authorization (PUMA) for Buccolam® (midazolam, oromucosal solution), for treatment of prolonged, acute, convulsive seizures in infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, from 3 months to less than 18 years.

2011-06-14 12:37:00

SAN DIEGO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurelis, Inc. today announced the results of a randomized crossover study in healthy volunteers assessing diazepam pharmacokinetics and bioavailability after administration of their proprietary intranasal diazepam formulations and intravenous injection.

2011-06-11 00:00:30

A new study published by has indicated that infants exposed to antiepileptic drugs, such as Depakote, during pregnancy may have an even higher risk of developing serious birth defects.

2011-06-10 00:00:31

Topiramate is a medication that’s been used for the treatment of the seizures associated with epilepsy, and in recent years it has also been used to treat the symptoms of migraine headaches.

2011-06-09 11:16:00

ATLANTA, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, Inc. today announced an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve a previously disclosed government investigation into the marketing and promotion of Keppra®, an anti-epileptic prescription medicine.

2011-06-06 15:18:43

The drug topiramate can help people lose weight as long as they can tolerate the side effects, according to authors of a new study that reviewed the medical literature.

2011-05-31 08:45:00

BALTIMORE, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced findings of the first cost-effectiveness analysis of Vimpat® (lacosamide) as add-on therapy for adults with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures.

2011-05-31 07:00:00

REHOVOT, Israel, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- D-Pharm Ltd. (TASE: DPRM) announced today that it has entered into a licensing and co-development agreement with Jiangsu NHWA Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.(NHWA) to commercialize DP-VPA for epilepsy in the People's Republic of China.

2011-05-27 00:00:29

Topamax, an antiepileptic and migraine medication, was analyzed in a recent European study that was designed to provide information regarding potential Topamax side effects and the potential harm that other medications could inflict on expecting mothers.

2011-05-23 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Divalproex Sodium Capsules USP, 125 mg, the generic version of Abbott's Depakote® Sprinkle Capsules, a treatment for certain types of seizures.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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