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2010-06-02 17:05:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) today announced that it has received a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration directing revisions to product labeling for its respiratory products Serevent® and Advair®. The letter concludes discussions between GSK and the agency following FDA advisory committee meetings regarding the safety profile of long-acting beta2-agonists in the treatment of...

2010-04-26 08:45:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, despite increased competition from several emerging agents, GlaxoSmithKline's Advair will remain surveyed pulmonologists' and primary care physicians' (PCPs) favored fixed-dose long-acting beta2 agonist (LABA)/inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) combination inhaler through 2013 for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive...

2010-02-18 16:54:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) is reviewing label changes proposed today by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for asthma medications containing long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs), such as GSK's Advair (salmeterol / fluticasone propionate). GSK and makers of the other affected medicines containing LABAs have 30 days to agree with the proposed changes or state why they are not warranted. "We will work with FDA to ensure...

2010-02-18 11:00:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that drugs in the class of long-acting beta agonists (LABAs) should never be used alone in the treatment of asthma in children or adults. Manufacturers will be required to include this warning in the product labels of these drugs, along with taking other steps to reduce the overall use of these medications. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) These new...

2010-02-08 10:55:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, following its expected launch this year for the treatment of asthma, Merck's formoterol/mometasone will garner peak year sales of more than $250 million in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Pharmacor 2010 finding from the topic entitled Asthma reveals that formoterol/mometasone, a...

2010-02-02 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Boehringer Ingelheim/Pfizer's Spiriva will retain Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) through 2018. While some drugs in development for COPD hold promise, most have less favorable efficacy, safety and tolerability, and/or delivery...

2010-01-26 07:10:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- While cold and flu season is always unpredictable, this year is already one of the worst to date with flu outbreaks across the nation stemming from the arrival of the H1N1 virus and another wave of seasonal flu on the horizon. People with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at higher risk of developing severe respiratory symptoms if they contract a cold or the flu, and those with asthma account for about one-third of all people...

2009-12-22 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that since the 2008 retrospective analysis of patient-level claims data, Boehringer Ingelheim/Pfizer's Spiriva has closed the gap in patient share between itself and GlaxoSmithKline's Advair in newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. Although Advair's patient share in the first line is...

2009-12-02 17:52:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Markets for Asthma and COPD Drugs http://www.reportlinker.com/p0166826/Global-Markets-for-Asthma-and-COPD-Drugs.html Provides an in-depth analysis of the global market for medications that treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Contains global market forecasts through 2014 for medications that treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary...

2009-08-24 15:30:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) is advising that two lots of Advair Diskus(R) (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) medication were stolen on August 2 from the company's distribution facility near Richmond, Virginia. Medicine in the stolen cartons could represent a health risk because it has been removed from the legitimate supply chain and the storage conditions under which the stolen products were held are...


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