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2012-03-05 08:00:00

On February 8th, 2012 the U.S. FDA issued a warning on drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — including Prilosec - that might increase the risk of a type of chronic diarrhea and lead to severe intestinal problems and, in rare cases, death. Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) prescribed to treat acid reflux, stomach ulcers and other conditions. Moreover, in May 2010, the FDA announced that the safety labeling for proton pump inhibitors would be updated to include information...

Brazil Denied Request To Extend Regulation Of Fungicide In Orange Juice
2012-02-17 13:22:47

Brazilian orange juice producers were denied a request on Thursday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow a higher tolerance of fungicide in juice imports. The decision will see that Brazil, the world's top orange juice producer, stops exporting orange juice that is made from concentrate to the U.S. A variety of orange juice made from concentrate contains much smaller levels of carbendazim, a chemical used to help fight mold on orange trees. Carbendazim is permitted...

2012-01-25 04:44:15

Children without symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux whose asthma was being poorly controlled with anti-inflammatory treatment did not have an improvement in symptoms or lung function with the added treatment of the proton pump inhibitor lansoprazole, compared to patients who received placebo, according to a study in the January 25 issue of JAMA. Use of lansoprazole was associated with increased adverse events. "Asthma and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) disease are both common disorders in...

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...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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