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Zohydro FDA Approval Sparks Concerns From Several Groups
2014-02-26 13:58:12

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A group of 40 organizations have joined together to try and influence the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to revoke its approval of the prescription drug Zohydro. The group of health care professionals and consumer and addiction treatment groups say they are “echoing the concerns” of members of Congress and the State Attorneys General regarding the FDA’s decision to approve Zohydro for use. “On behalf of consumer safety...

2014-02-26 08:29:29

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that President and CEO, Travis Mickle, Ph.D., will present at the Cowen and Company 34(th) Annual Health Care Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. Among the topics to be discussed, Dr. Mickle will provide an overview of KemPharm's development pipeline,...

2014-02-05 08:29:57

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that president and CEO, Travis Mickle, Ph.D., will present at the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 16(th) Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference will take place February 10-11 at the Waldorf Astoria in New...

2014-01-28 23:29:46

Passages Malibu CEO issues statement on the FDA Approval of Zohydro. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the sale of Zohydro ER, an extended release version of hydrocodone developed and manufactured by Zogenix. Following that approval, on December 12th 2013, attorneys general from 27 states and the US territory of Guam issued a letter, asking the FDA to reconsider its green light of the drug. A panel hired by the FDA voted 11-2...

2014-01-28 23:03:52

As Morgan & Morgan continues to investigate potential claims on behalf of Tylenol users, the firm is alerting consumers to reports that the FDA has recommended that doctors stop prescribing products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dose. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Morgan & Morgan continues to investigate lawsuits on behalf of Tylenol* users who suffered liver failure, as the FDA announces new recommendations for prescription drugs containing acetaminophen,...

2014-01-23 16:24:53

Woman Harmed by Alcohol-Abusing Doctor Who Kept His Problem Secret Speaks Out OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog launched a billboard publicizing a new toll-free hotline, 1-844-DOCS-DUI, calling on the public and physicians to report suspected drug and alcohol abuse by doctors. A woman harmed by her physician, who found out only later that the doctor had an alcohol abuse problem, called for transparency and reform. The billboard says: "2 in 10...

FDA Urges Doctors To Stop Prescribing Combination Drugs Containing More Than 325mg Acetaminophen
2014-01-15 10:28:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Citing the potential risk for liver damage, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked doctors to stop prescribing combination medications containing over 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. The move comes after the federal regulator issued a similar request in 2011 to companies manufacturing these combination medications. "There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per dosage unit...

2014-01-09 12:26:30

CORALVILLE, Iowa, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KemPharm, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of new, safer therapies to treat pain, announced today that president and CEO, Travis Mickle, Ph.D. will present at the Biotech Showcase(TM) 2014 Conference being held in San Francisco January 13-15, 2014. Among the topics to be discussed, Dr. Mickle will provide an overview of KemPharm's development pipeline, including KP201, the...

2013-12-06 23:03:13

According to George Catlin of Withdrawal Ease, the FDA's new restrictions on painkillers are not without risk. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 In an effort to combat the growing problem of prescription drug abuse, the FDA announced it will begin recommending tighter controls on how doctors prescribe commonly used narcotic painkillers that contain Hydrocodone. For those that have witnessed the destruction of painkiller abuse firsthand, this is welcome news. But according to...


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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