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2014-06-02 08:29:10

Mylan will launch all strengths at earliest market formation PITTSBURGH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Pfizer Inc. relating to Mylan's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Celecoxib Capsules, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg. This product is the generic version of Celebrex(®), which is indicated for the relief of the...

2014-04-28 16:31:49

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has filed suit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) challenging the Agency's decision regarding its entitlement to shared 180-day marketing exclusivity for its generic version of Celebrex(®) (celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules. Actavis maintains that the FDA improperly awarded sole exclusivity on generic Celebrex(®) to...

2014-04-24 08:36:01

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer, Inc. to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to Actavis' generic version of Celebrex(® )(celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules. Celebrex(®) is indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and for the management of acute pain in adults. Under the terms...

2014-03-13 08:28:09

PITTSBURGH, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled invalid a patent, United States Patent No. RE44,048, related to Pfizer's Celebrex® (celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules. Mylan was sued by G.D. Searle LLC and Pfizer Asia Pacific PTE, Ltd. for alleged infringement of this patent in connection with Mylan's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for...

2014-03-12 20:24:16

DUBLIN, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled that United States Patent No. RE44,048 (the '048 Patent) is invalid. Actavis was earlier sued by Plaintiffs G.D. Searle LLC and Pfizer Asia Pacific PTE, Ltd. for infringement of the '048 Patent in connection with its Abbreviated New Drug Application directed to Actavis' generic version of Pfizer's Celebrex® (celecoxib)...

2012-05-02 21:20:19

After nearly 13 years of study and intense debate, a pair of new papers from the Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania have confirmed exactly how a once-popular class of anti-inflammatory drugs leads to cardiovascular risk for people taking it. It has been almost eight years since Vioxx® was withdrawn by Merck from the market, provoking an intense controversy about the role inhibitors of the enzyme COX-2 play in causing heart attacks and strokes. Since then,...

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2010-12-02 12:11:43

Reduction Greater than Achieved through Sunscreen A widely used arthritis drug reduces the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers "“ the most common cancers in humans "“ according to a study published this week in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib (brand name Celebrex), which is currently approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and acute pain in adults, led to a 62 percent reduction in non-melanoma skin cancers,...

2010-11-30 21:58:02

New research shows the NSAID Celebrex may help prevent some non-melanoma skin cancers from developing in patients who have pre-cancerous actinic keratoses lesions and are at high risk for having the disease. The researchers, led by University of Alabama at Birmingham senior scientist and the study's lead author, Craig Elmets, M.D., co-leader of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center 's Chemoprevention Program, evaluated the efficacy and safety of celecoxib as a chemo-preventive agent for actinic...

2010-06-17 06:46:00

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced that new data, published today by The Lancet, show that arthritis patients at increased gastrointestinal (GI) risk taking CELEBREX demonstrated a significantly lower incidence of the novel composite endpoint of clinically significant upper and lower GI events compared with patients taking diclofenac plus omeprazole. This difference was driven by clinically significant decreases in hemoglobin and/or hematocrit...


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