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2011-06-14 08:30:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an infant-specific dose of CREON(R) (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules to treat exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF). The CREON 3,000 units of lipase capsule provides the lowest dosage strength in the class approved by the FDA. This new option will enable more precise dosing titration in accordance with the...

2010-02-05 10:50:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Phase IIIb data published in the January issue of Clinical Therapeutics confirm that CREON® (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules significantly improves a key measure of fat absorption in children aged 7-11 years who have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF), EPI is a condition resulting from a deficiency in the production and/or secretion of...

2009-10-15 08:04:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that new data confirm that CREON® (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules significantly improves a key measure of fat absorption in children aged 7-11 years who have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF). EPI is a condition resulting from a deficiency in the production and/or secretion of pancreatic enzymes that are necessary to digest nutrients in food....

2009-10-09 07:27:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Phase III data published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis showed that CREON® (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules, the most prescribed pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) in the United States, significantly improves a key measure of fat absorption in patients with CF who suffer from exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). EPI is a condition resulting from a deficiency in...

2009-07-07 11:00:00

MARIETTA, Ga., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the commercial availability of CREON(R) (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules. Now available to be filled at pharmacies nationwide, CREON(R) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 30, 2009, for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF) or other conditions. CREON(R) is the first and only pancreatic enzyme product (PEP) to receive FDA approval...

2009-05-07 10:30:44

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced approval Thursday of the drug Creon, a pancreatic enzyme replacement. The FDA said Creon (pancrelipase) is designed to help patients with cystic fibrosis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency digest and absorb nutrients from foods. The federal agency said Creon is the first FDA-approved delayed-release pancreatic enzyme replacement product to be marketed in the United States as a result of the FDA's unapproved drugs initiative. Creon, which...

2008-10-10 09:00:34

By Grania McFadden It certainly has resonances for modern Ulster, but local playwright Owen McCafferty's new production is a reworking of an ancient, Greek classic. He tells Grania McFadden why he was very determined to resurrect it for this year's Belfast Festival at Queen's The war is over. But the conflict continues over how to honour the dead. Should we turn our backs on the troubled past, or should the future wait while we remember the fallen? It's a question which has often been...

2006-02-27 16:54:02

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oedipus, the legendary Greek king who killed his father and married his mother, was "the original gangsta" and a "mack daddy" who looked like James Brown. At least that's how the story goes in a new hip-hop musical. "The Seven" is an updated version of Aeschylus's tragedy "Seven Against Thebes," the story of the two sons of Oedipus who take up arms against each other after he curses them. The program for the play includes a glossary explaining...

2006-02-27 14:28:48

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oedipus, the legendary Greek king who killed his father and married his mother, was "the original gangsta" and a "mack daddy" who looked like James Brown. At least that's how the story goes in a new hip-hop musical. "The Seven" is an updated version of Aeschylus's tragedy "Seven Against Thebes," the story of the two sons of Oedipus who take up arms against each other after he curses them. The program for the play includes a glossary explaining...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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