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2014-03-14 12:28:58

Matthews & Associates says manufacturer ignored red flags about drug's dangers PHILADELPHIA, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Houston-based plaintiffs firm specializing in drug injury law, Matthews & Associates, won a $3 million jury verdict in Philadelphia district court on March 7 for the family of a 5-year-old girl who suffered a severe cleft lip and cleft palate as a result of Topamax. After three weeks of testimony and four days of deliberation, 12 jurors found that drug...

2014-03-12 12:29:03

Qudexy(TM) XR Offers Newest Option for Managing Certain Seizure Disorders and Marks the Company's Entrance into the Epilepsy Therapeutic Area MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced it received approval on March 11, 2014 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth...

2014-03-11 23:33:37

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Reports on China Sildenafil and Pregabalin Market to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 There are hundreds of millions of males suffering from sexual dysfunction in the world, of which over 50 million are in China. Statistics indicates that more than 60% of males aged above 35 in China have sexual dysfunction of different degrees. About 50% of the causes of erectile dysfunction are organic, and 30% are psychological while 20% of them...

2014-03-11 23:02:05

Last week a Philadelphia jury awarded $3 million in damages to the family of a 5 year-old who suffered birth defects allegedly caused by the mother's ingestion of Topamax during pregnancy. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, informs that they are now providing advice, including how to get in contact with legal counsel, to people potentially affected by Topamax side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on...

2014-03-10 08:29:31

Court Finds Janssen Pharmaceuticals' Drug Topamax Caused Child's Cleft Palate ALTON, Ill., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A jury last week awarded a $3 million verdict to the family of a 5-year-old child born with bilateral cleft palate and lip as a result of the mother taking Topamax during pregnancy. Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd LLC, a national complex litigation firm, represented parents Kelly and Brian Anderson against drug manufacturer Janssen...

2014-01-29 08:29:54

NEWARK, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) announced today a favorable "Markman" claim construction ruling by Judge Joel A. Pisano of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey in Depomed's ongoing patent infringement case against filers of three Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) seeking to market generic versions of Depomed's GRALISE(®) (gabapentin) product prior to the expiration of Depomed's patents listed for Gralise in...

2014-01-14 08:29:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) today announced that the first subjects were dosed in a Phase 1 clinical study for NKTR-171, a new sodium channel blocker being developed as an oral therapy for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain. The single-ascending dose Phase 1 clinical study of NKTR-171 will assess its pharmacokinetics, tolerability, and safety in up to 50 healthy subjects. NKTR-171 is a new molecular entity that is...

2014-01-09 11:48:50

A new study finds that the epilepsy drug levetiracetam appears not to be associated with thinking, movement and language problems for preschool children born to mothers who took the drug during pregnancy, although the drug valproate was associated with some difficulties in preschoolers. The study is published in the January 8, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "These results are heartening, as the use of levetiracetam has increased...

2014-01-07 23:00:19

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription device warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The prescription drug safety advocates at DrugNews.net have launched a 2014 Topamax Center for parents who took the antiepileptic drug while pregnant. The site has compiled research on the drug’s side effects, as well as safety alerts for patients, and legal news for claims alleging birth...

2014-01-06 10:16:35

Gabapentin is a gamma-aminobutyric acid derivative, and was approved for the treatment of neuropathic pain by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2002. However, little evidence is available on the effects and me-chanisms of action of gabapentin during the migraine attack period. A recent study by Yanbo Zhang and colleague from Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University in China showed that excitatory amino acids and protein kinase C are involved in the formation and maintenance of...


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