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2013-07-10 16:26:00

HOUSTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drugs that help millions of people cope with acid reflux may also cause cardiovascular disease, report scientists from Houston Methodist Hospital and two other institutions in an upcoming issue of Circulation (now online). It is the first time researchers have shown how proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, might cause cardiovascular problems. In human tissue and mouse models, the researchers found PPIs caused the constriction of blood...

2013-02-13 10:23:09

In an analysis of the results of interventions to eradicate the bacterium Helicobacter pylori (a risk factor for gastric cancer) in seven diverse community populations in Latin America, researchers found that geographic site, demographic factors, adherence to initial therapy and infection recurrence may be as important as the choice of antibiotic regimen in H pylori eradication interventions, according to a study appearing in the February 13 issue of JAMA. "Gastric adenocarcinoma is the...

2012-12-18 16:25:01

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. announced today the immediate launch of Prescription Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Capsules. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted final approval for the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA), which is being manufactured and supplied by Natco Pharma Limited, and will be available in both 15mg and 30mg strengths. Lansoprazole Delayed-Release Rx Capsules are AB rated to Prevacid®, a Proton Pump...

2012-09-17 06:28:17

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and MUMBAI, India, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical and biotechnology major Wockhardt has received final approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) for marketing 15mg and 30 mg delayed release capsules of Lansoprazole, which is used in treatment of peptic ulcers. Lansoprazole is the generic name for the brand Prevacid(®), marketed in the United States by Takeda. Wockhardt is launching the product immediately. (Logo:...

2012-05-18 10:26:41

ALLEGAN, Mich., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Lansoprazole capsules (15 mg). Shipments of product to customers have already begun. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/DE62255LOGO ) This new product for the U.S. store brand market is bioequivalent to Novartis' Prevacid® 24HR capsules (15 mg)...

2012-05-02 02:26:48

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn knows all too well the effects of a busy and hectic lifestyle - especially for a person with acid reflux disease (ARD). But while he's used to firing up the grill, Chef Spike has also had to learn how to turn down the heat on his heartburn associated with ARD. To raise awareness and understanding about the importance of managing heartburn symptoms of ARD, including through lifestyle modifications,( )Chef Spike is...

2012-01-25 04:50:21

Asthma and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) are both common illnesses in children. GER in children often occurs without the typical symptoms of heartburn, and physicians frequently prescribe the acid reflux drug lansoprazole to supplement the standard inhaled steroid treatment for children with uncontrolled asthma regardless of GER symptoms. However, a randomized clinic trial conducted by the American Lung Association's Asthma Clinical Group found that the addition of lansoprazole does not...

2012-01-25 04:44:15

Children without symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux whose asthma was being poorly controlled with anti-inflammatory treatment did not have an improvement in symptoms or lung function with the added treatment of the proton pump inhibitor lansoprazole, compared to patients who received placebo, according to a study in the January 25 issue of JAMA. Use of lansoprazole was associated with increased adverse events. "Asthma and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) disease are both common disorders in...

2012-01-25 04:24:10

Adding the acid reflux drug lansoprazole to a standard inhaled steroid treatment for asthma does not improve asthma control in children who have no symptom of acid reflux, according to a new study funded in part by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health. Lansoprazole therapy slightly increased the risk of sore throats and other respiratory problems in children, however. Results of this study, which was also sponsored by the American...

2012-01-19 06:00:00

WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CutisPharma, Inc. announced the introduction of FIRST® - Omeprazole and FIRST® - Lansoprazole Unit-of-Use oral suspension compounding kits. These new kits will help pharmacists dispense these compounded prescriptions containing widely used proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Traditionally, compounded omeprazole and lansoprazole oral suspensions can take up to several hours to prepare and are quite unpleasant to the taste. With...