Latest Chlorphenamine Stories

2011-01-15 00:00:40

Government Partially Intervenes and Whistleblower Moves Forward with Civil Prosecution of 23 Drug Companies for Selling Unapproved Drugs Fort Lauderdale, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 The national whistleblower law firm of Nolan & Auerbach, P.A. announces today the unsealing of a whistleblower case filed nearly a decade ago on behalf of its client Constance Conrad. Until today, the public has been unaware that dozens of small and mid-sized pharmaceutical companies have sidestepped...

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...

2008-12-18 14:53:18

Health Canada says it will require relabeling of all over-the-counter cough and cold medicines sold in Canada for use in children under the age of 12. Officials said the new labels must indicate the medications should not be used in children under 6 years old. The products affected are those containing any active ingredients that are given orally: --Antihistamines: brompheniramine maleate, chlorpheniramine maleate, clemastine hydrogen fumerate, dexbrompheniramine maleate, diphenhydramine...

2008-09-17 09:01:00

Covidien (NYSE: COV, BSX: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the U.S. availability of TussiCaps(R) (hydrocodone polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex) extended-release capsules, the first and only hydrocodone antitussive oral capsule to provide powerful cough suppression for up to 12 hours. "TussiCaps capsules offer patients a unique approach to handling the challenges of measuring liquid cough medications," said Chuck Bramlage, President, Covidien...

2006-11-14 03:00:00

By Roger Dobson It hurts, makes a loud rattling noise, and travels at up to 60 miles an hour. Over the next few months, it will be responsible for more than two million visits to GPs, and more than [pound]500m will be spent on medicines this year trying to stop it. The cough is one of Britain's biggest health problems. In a full year, the costs to the economy are now estimated to have reached [pound]1bn. While in some cases it can be a symptom of more serious underlying diseases or problems...

2006-01-09 17:03:48

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Over-the-counter cough medicines do little good and may harm children, U.S. experts said in new guidelines released on Monday. Adults are better off using older nonprescription antihistamines and decongestants to stop the flow of mucus that causes the cough, the American College of Chest Physicians said in its guidelines. "Cough is the number one reason why patients seek medical attention," Dr. Richard Irwin of...

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