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2012-08-03 10:21:41

HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals found that a jury trial must decide whether Eli Lilly and Company's ["Lilly"] prescription antidepressant medication Cymbalta (duloxetine) caused the death of a 16-year old. Peter Schilf died of a self-inflicted gun wound on December 24, 2004, at his home in South Dakota. Shortly before Peter's prescription for Cymbalta, the FDA found that "causality has been established" with respect to...

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2012-06-02 07:20:53

A new study, published in a recent edition of the journal Menopause, has discovered that combining massage with aromatherapy can be an effective way in reducing the symptoms of menopause. The study, which was conducted by researchers at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and is included in the April 30 of the journal, looked at treatments received by 90 women who entered a "menopausal clinic" at a women's hospital in the Iranian capital, Reuters reporter Amy Norton wrote on Friday....

2012-04-05 09:33:06

Mouse model of anorexia offers opportunity to study drugs effective for disorder Low doses of a commonly used atypical antipsychotic drug improved survival in a mouse model of anorexia nervosa, University of Chicago researchers report this month. The result offers promise for a common and occasionally fatal eating disorder that currently lacks approved drugs for treatment. Mice treated with small doses of the drug olanzapine were more likely to maintain their weight when given an...

2012-03-14 10:00:00

The Barrera Law Firm, based in Harlingen, TX, is assisting Texas children who were born with birth defects allegedly due to mothers taking an antidepressant such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Effexor and Celexa during pregnancy. Harlingen, TX (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 The Barrera Law Firm, based in Harlingen, TX, is assisting Texas children who were born with birth defects due to mothers taking an antidepressant such as Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Effexor and...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

PaxilLawsuit.com the largest online resource site for families dealing with Paxil birth defects, offers invaluable advice in response to the British Medical Journal´s findings that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors are linked to pulmonary hypertension. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 In January of this year, the British Medical Journal reaffirmed the FDA's warning and published a study revealing that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), including Paxil, Zoloft...

2012-02-07 12:21:21

Drugs also found effective in reducing suicidal behavior in adults, elderly In 2004, concerns about antidepressant drugs increasing suicidal thoughts and behaviors in young patients prompted the FDA to issue a rare "black box warning." Now, a new analysis of clinical trial data finds that treatment with the antidepressant fluoxetine did not increase – or decrease – suicidality in children compared to placebo treatment. An analysis built on data from 41 trials and more than...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgemont Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a neuroscience focused company, today announced Fluoxetine Tablets 60 mg are now available by prescription nationwide. This is the only fluoxetine product available in a 60 mg, single-dose tablet. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Edgemont's New Drug Application (NDA) for its fluoxetine tablets in October 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120123/NY39251-a) (Photo:...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

The US Drug Watchdog is urging women who were using Zoloft, or Prozac, while pregnant, and then gave birth to a baby with birth defects, to contact them immediately. According to the US FDA, "Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, better known as SSRI´s, are used as an antidepressant. SSRI Antidepressants have a known link to birth defects when taken while pregnant. Some of the more popular brands of Zoloft and Prozac are included." The US Drug Watchdog fears potentially thousands of...

2011-11-30 09:25:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HCB Health, one of the nation's top 25 independent healthcare communications agencies, has been selected by Edgemont Pharmaceuticals for the national launch of the company's newly approved Fluoxetine Tablets 60 mg, the first 60 mg generic version of Prozac®( )marketed in the U.S. Fluoxetine is one of the most widely prescribed products for treating major depression, with more than 23 million prescriptions written for the drug...

2011-10-23 00:40:00

Gilman Law LLP, a National Law Firm Representing the Victims of Defective Drugs, is Investigating Claims Allegedly Stemming from Birth Defects Caused by Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressants (SSRIs), Including Effexor, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Zyban. Naples Fl (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Gilman Law LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of those injured by defective drugs and medical devices, is investigating cases on behalf of...