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2014-09-10 23:13:00

On September 6, the FDA announced that Pharmacy Creations recalled four product lots because they may have the potential of not being sterile. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on prescription preparations. The US FDA announced on...

2014-09-10 23:02:33

Mail, Specialty Pharmacies to Save $311 Billion over 10 Years Washington D.C. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Mail-service and specialty pharmacies will save consumers, employers, unions, and government plans a combined $311 billion over the next decade, according to new research from Visante, released today by the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA). “Home delivery of traditional and specialty drugs offers one of the easiest ways to reduce health costs,” said PCMA President...

2014-09-10 12:30:29

DALLAS, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Testing Market by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Pets, Equine, Cattle, and Aquatic animals), by Type (Mycotoxin, Pathogen, Nutritional Labeling, Crop Chemicals, Fats & Oils, and Others), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the Feed Testing Market with analyses and projection of the market size in terms of value and volume. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-09-10 12:28:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement on behalf of RetireSafe: Dear Member of Congress; We write to you today to bring to your attention a critical safety issue that could affect all Americans, but especially those older Americans who rely on relatively new medicines called "biologics". RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong nationwide advocacy organization for seniors, works hard to give a voice to retired Americans and those who hope to retire....

2014-09-10 08:30:06

YARDLEY, Pa., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1974 Mapi has lead Patient-Centred Research and pioneered industry wide innovations in Pharmaceutical Market Research, Cross-Cultural adaptation of Patient Reported Outcomes and Post-Approval pharmaceutical Research. Initiating global programs such as the ERIQA group; launch of the PRO Harmonization Group (which brings together the members of ERIQA, ISOQOL, ISPOR and the 'Health Outcomes Committee' of PhRMA, and the FDA) and...

2014-09-10 08:29:52

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced the publication of a pharmacoeconomic analysis of the cost of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia with opioids based on current literature and data from over 500 U.S. hospitals. The manuscript entitled 'Cost...

2014-09-09 23:13:43

Devicemakers can take the mystery out of complaint handling and MDR by attending the Complaint Handling and Medical Device Reporting On-Demand webinar. The presenter, noted legal expert Michael Heyl, has developed a compliance roadmap that saves time, money and headaches for device manufacturing companies. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Complaint Handling and Medical Device Reporting: Where Inspectors Look First **FDAnews On-Demand Webinar** Sept. 25, 2014 ● Any Time at...

2014-09-09 23:02:21

The Firm is evaluating testosterone lawsuits on behalf of men who allegedly suffered serious cardiovascular side effects due to their use of AndroGel and other low testosterone therapies. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an AndroGel lawsuit (http://www.testosteronelawsuitcenter.com/androgel-lawsuit/) that alleges AbbVie, Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., and Besins Healthcare, Inc. illegally blocked lower-cost generic versions...

2014-09-09 23:01:17

A Class I recall designation by the FDA indicates that use of the recalled medical device may potentially lead to serious adverse reactions or death. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured due to medical devices, comments on a recall issued by DePuy Synthes of its Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System. Federal regulators recently deemed the matter...

2014-09-09 16:26:55

DUBLIN, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) has voted to recommend against approval of Actavis' New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose combination of nebivolol and valsartan for the treatment of hypertension. The committee vote was six to four recommending against approval. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130124/NY47381LOGO...


Latest Food and Drug Administration Reference Libraries

Flavr Savr
2013-10-03 09:43:32

Flavr Savr, also known as CGN-89564, a genetically modified tomato, was the first commercially grown genetically engineered food to be granted a license for human consumption. It was produced by the Californian company Calgene, and submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1992. On May 18, 1994, the FDA completed its evaluation of the Flavr Savr tomato and the usage of APH(3’)II, concluding that the tomato “is as safe as tomatoes bred by conventional means” and “that the...

Chilean Sea Bass, Dissostichus eleginoides
2013-01-12 08:49:28

The Chilean sea bass is the North American name for the Patagonian toothfish. The Chilean sea bass name derived in 1977 from Lee Lantz, a fish wholesaler looking for a more attractive name for the American fish market. In 1994 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the Chilean sea bass as an alternative name for the Patagonian toothfish. This species is native to the southern Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans, around seamounts and continental shelves in the colder waters. The...

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