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2011-11-23 12:33:00

POINT RICHMOND, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary products that address important therapeutic needs in the field of neuroscience, announced that it will host a conference call to discuss the approval of Intermezzo® (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablet) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Conference Call...

2011-11-23 12:12:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Intermezzo (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablets) for use as needed to treat insomnia characterized by middle-of-the-night waking followed by difficulty returning to sleep. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) This is the first time the FDA has approved a drug for this condition. Intermezzo should only be used when a person has at least four hours of...

2011-11-07 11:00:00

EL CAJON, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a neurologist who has discovered and described medical diseases, I (FAB) read the May 24, 2008, Charleston (WV) Gazette article "Vets taking Post Traumatic Stress Disorder drugs die in sleep," and opened and financed my own investigation into these unexplained deaths. Andrew White, Eric Layne, Nicholas Endicott and Derek Johnson, all in their twenties, were four West Virginia veterans who died in their sleep in early 2008. There were no...

2011-10-21 14:17:00

Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Offers Resources to Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Red Ribbon Week, October 22-30, Gateway Foundation is elevating awareness about the fastest growing form of substance abuse in the U.S., prescription drug abuse. As the largest provider of drug and alcohol treatment in Illinois, Gateway Foundation will build upon the Red Ribbon Week anti-drug education efforts taking place in...

2011-10-12 07:00:00

Healthy Answers offers many solutions to seasonally affected insomnia Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Insomnia sufferers find that it is harder to sleep during autumn and winter. Some people believe it is fewer hours of daylight that triggers the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Whatever the trigger, Healthy Answers offers many natural solutions to the insomnia dilemma. Sleep deprivation can cause many physical symptoms including lack of mental clarity, inability...

2011-10-05 08:16:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zarbee's, the nation's fastest-growing children's cough and cold brand, announced today the launch of Zarbee's Nighttime Cough and Sleep Drink, an all-natural, drug-free, over-the-counter nighttime cough remedy proven safe and effective for children two years of age and older. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/DA80710) Developed by Dr. Zak Zarbock, one of the country's top pediatricians, Zarbee's Nighttime Cough and Sleep...

2011-09-27 16:17:00

POINT RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary products that address important therapeutic needs in the field of neuroscience, today announced that the company has resubmitted the New Drug Application for Intermezzo® (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablet) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The resubmission...

2011-09-22 06:19:02

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -   Your child´s medication could be making them sick! A new study shows the rise in exposure to prescription products has been so striking it´s making children across the country sick. The study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center shows the number of young children admitted to hospitals or seen in emergency departments because they unintentionally took a potentially toxic dose of medication has risen dramatically. "The problem of...

CDC: Drug Deaths Outnumber Traffic Fatalities
2011-09-19 05:06:32

  Drug-related deaths outnumbered motor vehicle related fatalities in 2009, according to reports published Sunday by the Associated Press (AP) and the Los Angeles Times. The AP, citing "preliminary" Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics, shows that there were 37,485 drug-related fatalities that year. The Times noted that there were 36,284 traffic-related deaths in 2009, and that drug-induced deaths had also surpassed motor vehicle related ones in 23 states...

2011-09-14 15:05:00

POINT RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT) announced today its plan to resubmit to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) its New Drug Application (NDA) seeking approval of Intermezzo® (zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablet) for use as-needed for the treatment of insomnia when a middle of the night awakening is followed by difficulty returning to sleep. The plan to resubmit the Intermezzo®...