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2012-01-18 19:57:56

Oseltamivir. Esomeprazole. Trastuzumab. Where do drugs get those odd-sounding generic names? The answers are in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, which explains the logic behind the tongue-twisters. C&EN Associate Editor Carmen Drahl explains that until 1961 there was no standard for assigning drugs generic names, which are different from brand names like...

2012-01-15 08:00:00

Silliker can provide state-of-the-art chemical analysis for Carbendazim in orange juice utilizing high performance liquid chromatography (LC-MS/MS). Detection level is 1 ppb with test results in seven (7) business days. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2012 The Food and Drug Administration announced 1/11/12 that it would temporarily halt all imports of foreign orange juice due to potential contamination by the fungicide Carbendazim (Benzimidazole family). FDA concerns are linked to...

2011-11-28 14:00:00

Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., (Takeda) announced the DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole) product labeling now includes information from a study in healthy subjects demonstrating that DEXILANT had no clinically important effect on exposure to the active metabolite of clopidogrel or clopidogrel-induced platelet inhibition. No dose adjustment of clopidogrel is necessary when administered with an approved dose of DEXILANT. DEXILANT is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) indicated for the treatment...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., (Takeda) announced the DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole) product labeling now includes information from a study in healthy subjects demonstrating that DEXILANT had no clinically important effect on exposure to the active metabolite of clopidogrel or clopidogrel-induced platelet inhibition. No dose adjustment of clopidogrel is necessary when administered with an approved dose of DEXILANT. DEXILANT is...

2011-11-14 14:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients using Pradaxa (dabigatran), a new blood thinner aimed at preventing stroke and blood clots, failed to remain on the treatment 17 percent of the time after the first four months, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) The research conducted by Medco Research Institute(TM), a subsidiary of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:...

2011-11-14 08:30:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new retrospective subanalysis of the RE-LY® trial found Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) capsules 150mg twice daily reduced the risk of stroke and systemic embolism compared to warfarin in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) irrespective of the presence of symptomatic heart failure (sHF), with no significant interaction for major bleeding events.(1) The results were presented...

2011-10-20 09:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Treating patients with the new blood thinning medication dabigatran (Pradaxa®), instead of warfarin results in significantly higher per patient costs and higher net costs per stroke avoided, according to a new study by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime).The study will be presented today at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's Educational Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Dabigatran is a type of blood-thinning...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by GCG Inc., Notice Administrator regarding the Commonwealth Care Alliance v. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals L.P., Docket No. 05-0269. If You Purchased the Drug Nexium® (esomeprazole magnesium) in Massachusetts, A Class Action Lawsuit May Affect Your Rights. There is a class action lawsuit pending in Suffolk County Superior Court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ("Lawsuit"). The name of the...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Horse Gold Unique Proprietary Formula Obliterates Gastric Pain in Horses Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Horse Gold, makers of hyper-effective equine supplements created by horsemen for horsemen, officially released Gastromax3â“ž¢ paste, an affordable, once-a-day preventive anti-ulcer supplement for horses. Gastromax3â“ž¢ paste is formulated to prevent debilitating ulcers using omeprazole, a protein pump inhibitor that blocks the...

2011-07-21 07:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) today announced that Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) capsules has been added to hospital formularies at 49 of the top 50 cardiology and heart surgery hospitals, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2011-2012, published online on July 19. PRADAXA is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reduce the risk of stroke and...