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2013-08-29 12:26:09

Product Line Momentum is Building FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Rx Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the third drug to be offered in the new BD Simplist(TM) line of ready-to-administer prefilled generic injectables. The third BD Simplist product to launch is Ondansetron Injection, USP 4mg/2mL (2mg/mL),...

2013-04-23 08:34:03

Approval Follows Recent Launch of Generic Prefilled Injectables FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Rx Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second drug to be offered in the recently launched BD Simplist(TM) line of ready-to-administer prefilled generic injectables. The second BD Simplist product...

2013-03-27 08:31:56

First drug approved for launch in BD Simplist(TM) family of products FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug to be offered in the just-launched BD Simplist(TM) ready-to-administer, line of prefilled generic injectables. BD Simplist prefilled injectables will be commercialized and...

2012-08-23 23:08:22

Approximately one in five prescriptions to elderly people is inappropriate, according to a study published Aug. 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE. The authors of the study, led by Dedan Opondo of the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, conducted a systematic review of English-language studies of medication use in the elderly and found that the median rate of inappropriate prescriptions was 20.5%. Some of the medications with the highest rates of inappropriate use were the...

2012-05-15 02:28:43

WOBURN, Mass., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma, Inc. announced the presentation of homogeneity and stability studies for compounded formulations of several "Magic Mouthwash" suspensions using FIRST®- Unit- of- use Prescription Compounding Kits. The poster presentation, by Anisa Gandhi, was at the April 20th American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Northeast Regional Discussion Group (NERDG) Regional Meeting. "Magic Mouthwash" is commonly prescribed by physicians...

2011-10-05 08:16:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zarbee's, the nation's fastest-growing children's cough and cold brand, announced today the launch of Zarbee's Nighttime Cough and Sleep Drink, an all-natural, drug-free, over-the-counter nighttime cough remedy proven safe and effective for children two years of age and older. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/DA80710) Developed by Dr. Zak Zarbock, one of the country's top pediatricians, Zarbee's Nighttime Cough and Sleep...

2010-05-12 11:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about potentially serious side effects from mistakenly swallowing Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Stopping Gel, an over-the-counter (OTC) product that should only be used on the skin. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The FDA has received reports of serious side effects in people who have mistakenly swallowed the product. Some OTC Benadryl products are...

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2010-05-05 13:42:15

Health regulators recently reported that Tylenol PM, and other acetaminophen pain drugs that include a sleep-aid, failed to show any significant benefit. The FDA reports that patients taking the drugs did not fall asleep significantly faster than those who took only acetaminophen or the sedative, known as diphenhydramine citrate. Dr. Charles Ganley, head of the FDA's Office of Nonprescription Products, wrote in a February 16 letter to the Consumer Health Products Association (CHPA), which...

2009-06-01 10:41:40

Many drugs commonly prescribed to older adults for a variety of common medical conditions including allergies, hypertension, asthma, and cardiovascular disease appear to negatively affect the aging brain causing immediate but possibly reversible cognitive impairment, including delirium, in older adults according to a clinical review now available online in the Journal of Clinical Interventions in Aging, a peer reviewed, open access publication. Drugs, such as diphenhydramine, which have an...

2009-03-26 10:40:36

U.S. researchers say they've found low-levels of antidepressants, cholesterol drugs and seizure medications in fish collected from polluted rivers. The study by Baylor University involved collection of fish from rivers in Chicago, Dallas, Orlando, Fla., Phoenix and West Chester, Pa., that routinely receive effluent discharges from wastewater treatment plants. The findings were presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society. Baylor researchers said there there are no guidelines or...