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2014-07-16 08:29:14

--Interim Results Show NUEDEXTA Provides Meaningful Reduction of PBA Episodes and is Generally Well Tolerated in Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Population-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced interim data from the phase IV PRISM II study showing that treatment with NUEDEXTA(®) substantially reduced symptoms of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with Alzheimer's disease/dementia. PBA is a distressing neurologic...

2014-06-30 20:22:37

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that data related to pseudobulbar affect (PBA), a neurological condition characterized by disruptive, uncontrollable episodes of laughing or crying, and NUEDEXTA® (dextromethorphan hydrobromide/quinidine sulfate), the only FDA-approved product for the treatment of PBA, will be presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC), being held at the Bela...

2014-05-30 08:25:39

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that data related to the prevalence and treatment of pseudobulbar affect (PBA), a distressing neurological condition characterized by uncontrollable laughing or crying, will be presented at the following conferences in June. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/LA55901LOGO Joint Congress of European Neurology (EFNS-ENS), May 31 - June 3, 2014, Istanbul -- Burden of...

2014-05-27 08:29:52

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced completion of patient enrollment in the company's phase II, placebo controlled study testing AVP-923 for the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients. Top-line results from this study are expected late September/early October. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/LA55901LOGO "Final completion of enrollment in this study is an important milestone for...

2014-05-06 16:32:33

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today reported financial results for the three and six months ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130207/LA55901LOGO Quarterly Financial Highlights -- Total company net revenues of $26.9 million -- Net NUEDEXTA® sales of $24.4 million -- Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted investments of $56.5 million as of March 31, 2014. "We are extremely pleased...

2014-04-30 16:30:05

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 30, 2014, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has ruled in favor of Avanir in the company's patent infringement lawsuit against Par Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Impax Laboratories, Inc. in conjunction with their Abbreviated New Drug Applications ('ANDAs') for generic versions of NUEDEXTA® (dextromethorphan hydrobromide/quinidine sulfate) capsules for the...

2014-04-28 08:27:50

New Data Demonstrate that NUEDEXTA® may Provide Early PBA Symptom Remission ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced that data from its CNS therapeutics franchise, specifically in its pseudobulbar affect (PBA) and migraine development programs will be presented at the 66(th) American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. In addition, an article in the peer-reviewed publication, US Neurology,...

2014-03-20 08:30:39

Data shows that dextromethorphan exerts antidepressant-like actions mediated at least in part through sigma-1 receptors ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the publication of data showing that dextromethorphan has antidepressant-like effects in vivo. The study, published in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access medical journal, examined the antidepressant activity of dextromethorphan and the...

2014-02-12 23:01:08

The latest feature to be added to the Narconon International website enables parents to explain the dangers of cough medicine abuse with authority. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Parents around the world work hard to prevent drug abuse by their children but may be baffled by the number of different drugs their children are exposed to. Certainly, parents know about marijuana, alcohol and pills. But are they as familiar with the dangers of abusing inhalants, the new synthetics or cough medicine?...

2014-02-05 16:27:36

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today reported financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130207/LA55901LOGO) Quarterly Financial Highlights -- Total company net revenues of $26.7 million -- Gross and net NUEDEXTA® sales increased to $31.3 million and $23.3 million, respectively -- Cash, cash equivalents, and restricted investments of $46.5...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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