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2014-08-07 15:44:44

The JAMA Network Journals Researchers have identified genetic variants that are associated with severe adverse skin reactions to the antiepileptic drug phenytoin, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA. Phenytoin is a widely prescribed antiepileptic drug and remains the most frequently used first-line antiepileptic drug in hospitalized patients. Although effective for treating neurological diseases, phenytoin can cause cutaneous (skin) adverse reactions ranging from mild to...

2014-01-02 08:23:03

FYCOMPA is the First and Only FDA-Approved Non-Competitive AMPA Glutamate Receptor Antagonist WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today that FYCOMPA(TM) (perampanel) CIII will be available to eligible patients by prescription in the U.S. beginning January 6, 2014. FYCOMPA is an adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondarily generalized seizures in patients with epilepsy age 12 years and older. FYCOMPA is...

2012-01-16 04:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 16, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Nobelpharma Co. Ltd and Eisai Co. Ltd announced today that they will launch the anticonvulsant agent Fostoin 750 mg for Injection (fosphenytoin sodium hydrate, "fostoin") on January 17. Developed in Japan by Nobelpharma, Fostoin will be marketed by Eisai and co-promoted by both companies under a previously concluded marketing agreement.Fostoin is a water-soluble prodrug of phenytoin injection, a drug that has long been used both in Japan and overseas as...

2010-10-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Keith Jensen of the Fort Worth, Texas-based law firm of Jensen, Belew & Gonzalez is announcing a $3.78 million settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) on behalf of the family of a nine-year-old New York girl who died in June 2004 as the result of a drug-induced disease known as Stevens Johnson Syndrome, which caused all of her skin to peel off. The settlement approval was filed Friday following a hearing before New...

2010-07-06 15:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- US WorldMeds is proud to announce the launch of Revonto(TM) (dantrolene sodium for injection), the first patented scientific advancement in the treatment of malignant hyperthermia (MH). The time to reconstitute dantrolene sodium for injection has been dramatically reduced to approximately 20 seconds or until the solution is clear. Revonto(TM) retains the cost-savings of the original dantrolene sodium for injection product while offering a...

2010-03-29 10:42:33

Phenytoin is a well known antiepileptic agent widely used throughout the world. Recent clinical studies in patients with bipolar disorder have suggested that, as for other anticonvulsant drugs commonly used in the treatment of bipolar patients including valproate and carbamazepine, phenytoin may have mood-stabilizing effects in addition to its well-known anticonvulsant properties. In a study published in the March 2010 issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine Veronica Mariotti and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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