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2014-03-20 08:29:49

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends Halting Trial and Unblinding Data Based on Treatment Efficacy TITUSVILLE, N.J., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC announced today that following an Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) recommendation based on positive efficacy, it has halted early a Phase 3 clinical study of paliperidone palmitate 3-month formulation, an investigational treatment for symptoms of schizophrenia in adults. "We are...

2014-03-18 23:21:39

The improper marketing of a drug called Risperdal has led to a landmark settlement with the Federal Government that could lead the way for future settlements to injured parties. The Pennsylvania Risperdal lawyers of Handler Henning Rosenberg have announced an expanded practice area dedicated to helping young men and boys injured by this medication gain compensation. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 This past November, the Justice Department of the United States reached a settlement...

2014-03-17 12:27:36

Ameritox offers medical and behavioral health professionals additional information in helping to assess medication non-adherence by those diagnosed with serious mental health issues BALTIMORE, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, introduced a new method to assist physicians in assessing medication non-adherence for patients with serious mental illness prescribed the antipsychotic drug Abilify, the top-selling medication...

2014-03-13 23:01:16

The proposed rule could open the way for victims of generic drug side effects to file product liability lawsuits against their manufacturers. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 In light of the mounting litigation involving Risperdal and gynecomastia (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/risperdal-gynecomastia/ ), Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is considering new regulations which would allow generic manufacturers to make changes to...

2014-03-12 23:00:43

John R. Freedy, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Andrea R. Gauld, PharmD, Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences, Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, presented on Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs:Safe Use and Monitoring. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice...

2014-03-11 23:33:34

A pharmaceutical product liability litigation firm, Carey Danis & Lowe, is currently investigating an alleged Risperdal side effect, male breast growth. In February, the law firm launched an online Risperdal information center. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The St. Louis pharmaceutical lawyers at Carey Danis & Lowe are currently investigating an alleged Risperdal side effect, male breast growth, medically termed gynecomastia. Carey Danis & Lowe represents plaintiffs who...

2014-03-06 12:27:53

NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Risperdal gynecomastia lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/) continue to be filed on behalf of individuals who suffered gynecomastia (male breast growth) and other complications due to their use of the atypical antipsychotic medication, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of a new study examining the side effects associated with psychotropic medications like Risperdal. The research, which was presented this month at the...

2014-03-06 08:30:23

-- Significantly Higher Drug Exposure Achieved with Continued Tolerability -- SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced additional positive results from a Phase 2a clinical trial of OMS824, the company's phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10) inhibitor. Patients with schizophrenia were administered a higher dose than had been evaluated in any OMS824 trial, which resulted in approximately 50 percent higher plasma concentrations than did the...

2014-03-04 23:28:40

Gordon & Doner is extending free consultations to patients who allegedly suffered serious health consequences after being prescribed the antipsychotic medication Risperdal WEST PALM BEACH, Fla (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 With litigation pending in the Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (case no. 100300296,) South Florida law firm Gordon & Doner is now accepting injury claims and inquiries about the dangers of the antipsychotic medication, Risperdal. “Our goal is...

2014-03-04 23:25:04

The global market for drugs used to treat mental disorders was valued at $70.1 billion in 2012 and is estimated to have declined slightly to nearly $69 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $77.1 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 2.3% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Drugs for Treating Mental Disorders: Technologies and Global Markets, from...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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