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2014-05-09 08:26:36

ST. LOUIS, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, K-V Pharmaceutical Company ("KV") announced that Paul Williams - a seasoned executive with extensive experience in both neonatal health and the bio-pharmaceuticals business - has joined the company to lead its Women's Healthcare Division. KV recently underwent a broader reorganization of the Company's operations, creating two new business units: the Women's Healthcare Division, led by Williams, and the Maternal Health Division, led by...

2014-02-21 08:26:12

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K-V Pharmaceutical Company ("KV") announced today that Gregg Raybuck, a healthcare veteran with extensive experience in women's and children's health, has been appointed President of the Company's newly created Maternal Health Division, which will focus on marketing and developing FDA-approved products that address pregnancy management. This comes as part of a broader reorganization of the Company's operations that has created two new business units -...

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2011-03-10 11:15:00

A drug for high-risk pregnant women that once cost between $10 to $20 per injection will next week cost $1,500 a dose, meaning the total cost during a pregnancy could be as much as $30,000. Makena, a form of progesterone given as a weekly shot, has been mixed inexpensively for years in special pharmacies that mix custom-compounds that are not federally approved, according to an Associated Press (AP) report. Doctors predict the price hike may deter low-income women from getting the treatment...

2009-09-21 07:13:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that it has purchased the ANDA for clindamycin phosphate (1%) and benzoyl peroxide (5%) gel from KV Pharmaceutical for $14 million in cash at closing and a $2 million milestone payment upon the completion of a successful technical transfer. This product is the AB-rated equivalent to Stiefel Laboratories' (a subsidiary of Glaxo SmithKline) Duac(R) gel, indicated for the topical treatment...

2009-01-28 12:01:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ther-Rx Corporation, a subsidiary of KV Pharmaceutical (NYSE: KVa/KVb), is issuing, as previously disclosed by KV Pharmaceutical Company on January 26, 2009, a voluntary nationwide recall of the products identified below (all lots within expiration) as a precautionary measure because they may have been manufactured under conditions that did not sufficiently comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). One of the products,...


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