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2011-03-22 16:13:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced that it has completed the U.S. launch of its new formulation of Acetadote® (acetylcysteine) Injection, the Company's product used to treat acetaminophen poisoning. The proprietary new formulation, which does not contain ethylene diamine tetracetic acid (EDTA) or any other stabilization or chelating agents, is now stocked at wholesalers serving hospitals across...

2011-02-17 05:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) announced today that it will release 2010 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. A conference call and live Internet webcast will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results. To participate in the call, please dial 877-303-1298 (for U.S. callers) or 253-237-1032 (for international callers). A rebroadcast of the teleconference...

2010-10-28 12:31:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) announced today that it will release third quarter 2010 financial results after the market closes on Thursday, November 11, 2010. A conference call and live Internet webcast will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results. To participate in the call, please dial 877-303-1298 (for U.S. callers) or 253-237-1032 (for international callers). A...

2010-09-09 14:56:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the pediatric use of Protopam Chloride (pralidoxime chloride), a drug used to treat poisoning by organophosphate pesticides and chemicals (e.g., nerve agents). The drug is approved to be administered either by intravenous (IV) or intramuscular (IM) injections. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO)...

2010-08-02 12:12:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on hospital acute care and gastroenterology markets, today announced that it will present a corporate overview at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Specialty Pharmaceuticals Conference at the Southampton Inn in Southampton, New York on Friday, August 13, 2010 at 9:20 a.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be simultaneously webcast and can be...

2010-05-20 14:59:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on hospital acute care and gastroenterology markets, today announced that Chief Commercial Officer Martin E. Cearnal will present a corporate overview at the Jefferies Global Life Sciences Conference in New York at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, June 8, 2010. The presentation will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed by visiting the...

2009-07-06 15:32:17

The amino acid N-acetylcysteine appears to reduce symptoms of compulsive hair-pulling in patients with a condition known as trichotillomania, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Trichotillomania has been described for almost 200 years and researched for more than two decades, but there is currently no approved treatment for the condition, according to background information in the article. "Trichotillomania is...

2009-06-30 08:48:04

A study published this week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine finds no evidence to suggest that a controversial antidote recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to treat patients poisoned with highly toxic insecticides improves their chance of survival. The results may even add weight to existing concerns about pralidoxime, the treatment recommended by the WHO, by suggesting that it could be harmful in patients who have deliberately poisoned themselves with...

2009-05-19 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiva Medical, Inc. announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its latest technology, the Cardiva Catalyst III, which is considered the first drug coated vessel closure device in the market. Built upon its predecessor, the Catalyst III is coated with protamine sulfate, a drug which neutralizes heparin in the tissue adjacent to the device. Local heparin reversal by the Catalyst III...

2009-03-25 09:35:09

Health Canada says certain lots of the drug Desferrioxamine Mesilate for Injection (500 milligram and 2 gram format) are being recalled for safety reasons. The drug's distributor, the Hospira Healthcare Corp., said lot No. U072231AA in 500mg format and lot No. U102237AA in 2g format have the potential for very small particles to form after preparation for intravenous administration, thereby presenting a safety hazard. The lot number is found on the label of the carton. Health Canada said the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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