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2013-06-20 16:27:03

Study suggests Tirosint may be favorable treatment option for millions of patients with celiac disease, lactose intolerance or H. pylori infection CRANFORD, N.J., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Akrimax Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a privately-held, innovative specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced data that show a lower dose of Tirosint(®) (levothyroxine sodium) capsules is required as compared with standard T4 tablets for hypothyroidism patients with impaired gastric...

2013-06-12 23:21:01

Intellectual Property Executives (IPE) announced today that it is now recruiting participants for the second phase of clinical trials for its new T3 drug to treat hypothyroidism, BCT303. BCT303 successfully completed Phase-1 in August 2012 at Georgetown University Hospital. Kingsport, Tennessee (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Intellectual Property Executives (IPE) announced today that it is now recruiting participants for the second phase of clinical trials for its new T3 drug to treat...

2013-05-13 23:01:17

According to Daily Gossip Magazine, many hypothyroidism patients today are switching to natural therapies to avoid the intake of synthetic hormone and put an end to their suffering. Ironclad Integrity Ltd announces via Daily Gossip the release of the Three-Step Hypothyroid Treatment Process review. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Data from the National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service estimates that about 4.6 percent of the US population older than 12 have a form...

2013-04-17 12:24:34

National Empowerment Campaign with AbbVie Focuses on Hypothyroidism and the Importance of Patient-Physician Dialogue NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: ABBV) - Emmy-nominated actress Sofia Vergara is helping to raise awareness about the importance of diagnosing and treating hypothyroidism, a thyroid condition that affects millions of Americans, through a new campaign called "Follow the Script." The campaign, made possible by AbbVie, aims to educate individuals...

2012-05-23 06:26:27

CRANFORD, N.J., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Akrimax Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of Suprenza(TM) (phentermine HCl) orally disintegrating tablets (ODT) as a short-term adjunct in the management of exogeneous obesity. Obesity is a major concern in the United States and has been associated with increases in high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases. Suprenza(TM) is a sympathomimetic amine anorectic indicated for patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) of greater than or...

2012-04-24 10:18:51

Treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism with the medication levothyroxine appears to be related to fewer ischemic heart disease events in younger patients but this finding was not evident in older patients, according to a report published Online First in Archives of Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is defined as an elevated serum thyrotropin level in the presence of normal thyroid hormone concentrations. The condition is relatively common and...

2012-04-19 06:27:21

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Generic drug discount programs that require membership and provide the medication through an unadjudicated cash transaction may result in incomplete pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) and health plan data, according to a new study by Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading PBM. Such programs may result in a small but significant effect on PBM reporting and clinical programs such as tracking patient drug adherence and managing patient therapy. The study...

2012-02-09 12:20:01

Children of mothers screened and treated for reduced thyroid function during pregnancy show no signs of improved IQ compared to women who receive no treatment, new research has uncovered Children of mothers screened and treated for reduced thyroid function during pregnancy show no signs of improved IQ compared to women who receive no treatment, new research has uncovered. Scientists from Cardiff University's School of Medicine working with colleagues from The Wolfson Institute of...

2011-04-29 14:05:49

Research: Levothyroxine dose and risk of fractures in older adults: Nested case-control study Many older adults may be taking "excessive" doses of drugs for thyroid problems which can lead to an increased risk of fractures, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The study raises concern that treatment targets may need to be modified in the elderly and that regular dose monitoring remains essential even into older age. Levothyroxine is a synthetic form of thyroxine (thyroid hormone) and is...

2010-08-17 06:45:00

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pisgah Labs, Inc. (http://www.pisgahlabs.com) received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark office (http://www.uspto.gov) for an important new technology patent addressing global stability problems of thyroid hormone drugs. According to the FDA (http://www.fda.gov): "Thyroid hormones effect protein, lipid, and carbohydrate metabolism, growth and development. Orally administered levothyroxine sodium is used as...