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2012-04-12 09:52:52

Dozens of therapies have been tried, but study led by University of Michigan physicians is first to show effective prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis A study in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine shows a serious complication of ERCP, a procedure commonly used to diagnose and treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts, may be eliminated with a single dose medication. The finding is significant in helping patients avoid a condition known as post-ERCP...

2011-09-28 05:53:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — An updated study gives new information on the cardiovascular risks of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and suggests that naproxen, a commonly used drug, and low dose ibuprofen are least likely to increase cardiovascular risks. In addition, diclofenac, even doses available without prescription, elevates the risk. Using only observational studies, because randomized controlled trials have only reported small numbers of cardiovascular events, the...

2011-06-13 20:19:00

BEDFORD, Ohio, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 19, 2011, Bedford Laboratories(TM), a division of Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc., initiated a nationwide voluntary recall of the following product: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070809/CLTH157LOGO ) Indomethacin for Injection, USP, 1mg Single Dose Vial NDC #55390-299-01, Lot 1948138, Exp. Date September 2011 PLEASE NOTE: This recall is for Lot 1948138 Only. No other lots of Indomethacin for Injection, USP are subject to...

2011-03-24 06:30:00

HONG KONG, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AlphaRx Inc. (OTC BB:ALRX.OB) has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its lead pain product candidate code named ARX8203, a potentially safer drug intended for pain treatment. AlphaRx has developed three formulations using ARX8203, an injectable formulation for post-surgical pain, an oral capsule for chronic pain and an ophthalmic formulation for ocular inflammation. AlphaRx has eight...

2010-06-09 05:55:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced that a Phase 3 study in gout patients initiating allopurinol therapy to lower their uric acid levels showed that ARCALYST (rilonacept), also known as IL-1 Trap, prevented gout attacks, as measured by the primary endpoint of the number of gout flares per patient over the 16 week treatment period. Primary Endpoint: Patients who received ARCALYST at a weekly,...

2010-02-16 13:19:00

BEDFORD, Ohio, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedford Laboratories(TM), a division of Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc., a provider of select specialty injectables, is pleased to announce the addition of Indomethacin for Injection to its existing product line. This product is AP rated and is equivalent to Indocin® by Lundbeck, Inc. Indomethacin for Injection is indicated to close a hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus in premature infants weighing between 500 and...

2009-11-18 14:55:22

Indomethacin has been proved by epidemiological and experimental studies to be closely associated with peptic ulcer development. Vardenafil is a potent phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor and its effects on the gastric mucosa havenot been reported. A research article to be published in October 28, 2009 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. The research team, led by Dr. Karakaya MD from Zonguldak Karaelmas University, designed an experimental study in rat which they used...

2009-11-18 14:40:39

Over 300 million patients use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the world to treat pain, arthritis, fever and other diseases. Nearly 30% of the users suffer from gastric lesions and bleeding. To mitigate NSAIDs' adverse effects on the stomach, misoprostol, a non-selective prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) analogue, has been prescribed as the first choice for prevention of NSAID-induced injuries, but often induces severe adverse effects. There remain unmet medical needs for drugs with...

2009-08-10 07:00:00

MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AlphaRx Inc. (OTC BB:ALRX.OB - News), an emerging biopharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary drug delivery technology to develop novel formulations of drugs, is pleased to announce that it has been granted a comprehensive patent in China for its topical platform technology entitled "Vehicle For Topical Delivery of Anti-Inflammatory Compounds." The platform is an integral part of the Company's clinical stage product candidate Indaflex(TM)....

2009-07-10 11:45:00

The anti-inflammatory drug indomethacin could hold promise as a treatment for Alzheimer's disease, says a Saint Louis University doctor and researcher.Two research studies published by William A. Banks, M.D., professor of geriatrics and pharmacological and physiological science at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, support this conclusion and offer what he calls a "one-two punch" in giving clues on how Alzheimer's disease develops and could be treated.His study in the July edition of...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.