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2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-08 08:31:18

Anticipated FDA action set for October 2014 STAMFORD, Conn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review designation for the company's once-daily, single-entity hydrocodone bitartrate tablet (HYD). This investigational pain medication was formulated to incorporate abuse-deterrent properties designed to make the product more difficult to manipulate for the purpose of misuse or abuse by...

2014-07-02 23:09:29

On June 25, the FDA warned that specific over-the-counter topical acne products can cause rare but serious, potentially life-threatening, allergic reactions. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on over-the-counter topical acne products....

2014-07-02 23:08:52

The physicians behind OTC Plus, an over-the-counter medication coupon app, have revealed their top tips for anyone looking to stock up on low-cost pharmaceuticals, as a new report finds that consumers are waiting longer for the cost of medication to fall when patents expire. The launch of the top tips is music to the ears of the many US citizens who need relief from ailments but cannot afford the expensive medicine they need. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A Consumer...

2014-07-02 08:27:01

Jazz Pharmaceuticals to own worldwide rights to defibrotide at closing DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the company has signed a definitive agreement with Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sigma-Tau) under which a subsidiary of Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Jazz) will acquire from Sigma-Tau rights to defibrotide in the United States (U.S.) and all other countries in the Americas. Sigma-Tau holds rights to market...

2014-07-01 23:08:35

The recent FDA warning related to Lidocaine is just the latest where labeling has caused some confusion at pharmacies nationwide. The agency warned parents last week that certain oral anesthetics are not safe for teething infants and Ace Innovation Group's app OTCplus is aimed at reducing confusion about OTC medicines. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The recent FDA warning related to Lidocaine is just the latest where labeling has caused some confusion at pharmacies nationwide....

2014-07-01 08:30:55

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7xtphb/pharmacovigilance) has announced the addition of the "Global Pharmacovigilance (Pre-Clinical Studies, Phase I, Phase II, Phase III, Phase IV or Post-Marketing Surveillance) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A rising tide of regulatory expectations, tougher inspection regime and instant need of patient reporting has...

2014-06-30 23:22:00

Theresa L. Markey is recognized as a National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The National Association of Professional Women honors Theresa L. Markey as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Markey is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning...

2014-06-25 23:03:18

OMICS Group is delighted to announce the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Pharmacovigilance & Clinical Trials on October 27-29, 2014 at Hyderabad India, with the theme "Safer Drugs to Market by Analyzing the Latest Developments in Pharmacovigilance, Drug Safety and Risk Management." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Pharmacovigilance -2014 is intended to gather the renowned people under the same platform to share their advanced research about pharmacy,...

2014-06-23 23:12:15

Drugmakers for the first time must now report adverse drug reactions (ADRs) caused by their products in all uses, including off-label use. In a July 1, 2014 webinar, FDAnews and EU law expert Elisabethann Wright, a partner in Hogan Lovells’ Brussels, Belgium office, will provide answers and in-depth information. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Complying With the New EMA Pharmacovigilance Rules Filling the Obligations Without Committing Off-Label Violations **FDAnews Webinar**...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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