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2011-08-10 08:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life is unpredictable and can be even more so when you have allergies. During this fall allergy season, your runny nose, sneezing or itchy, watery eyes just might earn you top honors in Allegra's new Allergy Adventures contest on Facebook. Allergy sufferers are invited to upload a short video showing their daily challenges with allergies for a chance to win $5,000 toward a fun-filled adventure where they can enjoy life - without worrying...

2010-12-17 09:44:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil have kicked off its "Search for the Most Dedicated NFL Fan" - a new Facebook contest that will reward the NFL's most dedicated football fan with two tickets to Super Bowl XLV. What does it mean to be Vicks' dedicated fans? Vicks is searching for a fan that doesn't miss a moment of the NFL season, despite long distances, no tickets, rain, sleet or snow, cold, cough or flu. A fan that...

2010-12-14 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced it has initiated a Phase 2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group environmental study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of bepotastine besilate, dosed twice daily, in patients presenting...

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2010-11-23 09:25:00

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has issued yet another recall of children's medication, this time issuing a voluntary recall of Children's Benadryl allergy tablets and Junior Strength Motrin pain reliever/fever reducer caplets, according to various media reports Tuesday. The voluntary recalls were issued by J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare division on November 15 and include the cherry and grape flavors of Children's Benadryl FASTMELT tablets and 24-count Junior Strength Motrin caplets,...

2010-10-19 07:37:17

On the heels of an FDA Advisory Committee Meeting evaluating safety concerns of cold medication dextromethorphan, Buster Brands announces Cold Buster, a new product with proven efficacy and no risks of abuse. Morristown, NJ (Vocus) October 19, 2010 (Vocus) October 19, 2010 -- On September 14, 2010, the FDA Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee met to evaluate the safety of dextromethorphan, a popular cough suppressant contained in approximately 125 over-the-counter...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (NYSE: PRX) today announced that its licensing partner, Tris Pharma, Inc., has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for hydrocodone polistirex and chlorpheniramine polistirex (CIII) extended-release (ER) oral suspension (equivalent to 10 mg of hydrocodone bitartrate and 8 mg of chlorpheniramine maleate per 5 mL). Hydrocodone...

2010-08-04 15:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA) ("ISTA"), today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. Second quarter 2010 net revenues were $35.1 million, an increase of 46% from the second quarter of 2009. Net income for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 was $26.2 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $36.6 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009....

2010-07-08 13:00:00

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., is recalling 21 lots of over-the-counter medicines. The lots involved, listed below, are sold in the United States, Fiji, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, and Jamaica. This action is a follow-up to a product recall that McNeil Consumer Healthcare originally announced on January 15, 2010, which was initiated following consumer complaints of a musty or moldy...

2010-05-12 11:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about potentially serious side effects from mistakenly swallowing Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Stopping Gel, an over-the-counter (OTC) product that should only be used on the skin. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The FDA has received reports of serious side effects in people who have mistakenly swallowed the product. Some OTC Benadryl products are...


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