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2014-08-25 08:27:26

New Indication in Chronic Pain Marks Company's Third FDA Approval in Less Than a Year PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for the management of osteoarthritis pain. This marks the second indication...

2014-05-29 08:29:40

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products today announced that a third party has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market and sell a topical diclofenac sodium 1.5% solution in the United States. The product is a generic version of Nuvo's PENNSAID (diclofenac sodium topical solution) 1.5% w/w (PENNSAID 1.5%). Mallinckrodt Inc. (NYSE:MNK)...

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...

2014-04-25 20:21:31

Mylan Seeks to Confirm Shared 180-Day Exclusivity PITTSBURGH, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has filed suit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), challenging the agency's decision regarding generic drug marketing exclusivity on Celecoxib Capsules, the generic version of Pfizer's Celebrex(®). FDA issued a decision holding that eligibility for 180 days of exclusivity is only available to an applicant who first filed a...

2014-04-24 10:48:03

The humble aspirin may have just added another beneficial effect beyond its ability to ameliorate headaches and reduce the risk of heart attacks: lowering colon cancer risk among people with high levels of a specific type of gene. The extraordinary finding comes from a multi-institutional team that analyzed data and other material from two long-term studies involving nearly 128,000 participants. The researchers found that individuals whose colons have high levels of a specific gene product...

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...

2014-04-03 12:28:34

MUMBAI, India, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - GRC 27864 is a potent, selective, orally bioavailable inhibitor of mPGES-1 - The molecule has successfully completed pre-clinical and Phase 1 enabling studies. Regulatory submission has been filed for Phase 1 trial (first-in-human) with MHRA, UK - mPGES-1 inhibitors selectively block the production of PGE2 while sparing other prostanoids of physiological importance...

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)...

2014-02-10 08:26:43

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of topical and immunology products today announced the U.S. commercial launch of PENNSAID (diclofenac sodium topical solution) 2% w/w (PENNSAID 2%) by its U.S. commercial licensee Mallinckrodt (NYSE:MNK). PENNSAID 2% is the first twice per day topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) approved for use in the United States for the...

2014-01-17 08:22:56

- Mallinckrodt to Launch PENNSAID 2% in the U.S. in Q1 2014 - MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a diverse portfolio of products in the areas of topical pain and immunology today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mallinckrodt's New Drug Application for PENNSAID(®) (diclofenac sodium topical solution) 2% w/w (PENNSAID 2%). PENNSAID 2% is a follow-on product to...


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