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2011-07-18 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lialda(R) (mesalamine) Delayed Release Tablets for the maintenance of remission in patients with ulcerative colitis. This approval is based on results from a six-month study demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of Lialda in maintaining endoscopic remission in adult...

2011-07-18 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP; NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lialda® (mesalamine) Delayed Release Tablets for the maintenance of remission in patients with ulcerative colitis. This approval is based on results from a six-month study demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of Lialda in maintaining endoscopic remission in adult...

2011-06-22 02:00:00

HEIDELBERG, Germany, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Primary Endpoint Met Lipid Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on novel treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, today announced positive topline results from a Phase IIb clinical trial with its lead product, LT-02, in patients with ulcerative colitis. LT-02 is a controlled release formulation of phosphatidylcholine that has been specifically designed to treat ulcerative colitis by improving the barrier...

2011-04-08 13:54:04

Causes of IBD explored including 'hygiene hypothesis' The American College of Gastroenterology published a new evidence-based systematic review on the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) as a supplement to The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) for April 2011, a special issue entirely dedicated to IBD. This clinical monograph, based on a comprehensive meta-analysis, offers new graded recommendations on medical management of IBD, a chronic digestive disorder which includes...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheus Therapeutics, Inc., announced that it has completed a two dose, double-blind, active-controlled Phase I clinical trial of the safety and tolerability of Zoenasa(TM) Rectal Suspension in adult patients with left-sided, or distal, ulcerative colitis. No serious adverse events were experienced by patients in this study. "We are excited to have achieved this milestone, as it prepares Altheus to begin our planned Phase II clinical program to...

2010-08-24 08:00:00

ARDEE, Ireland, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott plc (Nasdaq: WCRX) today announced that it has received the Food and Drug Administration's ("FDA's") response to a citizen petition it had filed regarding its ASACOL and ASACOL HD products. In its petition, Warner Chilcott requested that the FDA (1) issue bioequivalence guidance for mesalamine delayed-release tablets, (2) not approve any abbreviated new drug applications ("ANDAs") referencing ASACOL and/or ASACOL HD unless...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that 63 percent of surveyed U.S. gastroenterologists prescribe Abbott's Humira off-label for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. According to the new report entitled Treatment Algorithms in Ulcerative Colitis, surveyed gastroenterologists most often prescribe Humira for ulcerative colitis for patients with loss of response,...

2010-04-14 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that for the treatment of Crohn's disease, a novel oral drug for the treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease would earn 40 percent patient share according surveyed U.S. and European gastroenterologists. Branded oral agents such as budesonide (AstraZeneca/Prometheus's Entocort EC, Dr. Falk's Budenofalk) and oral...

2009-10-26 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, presented the results of three 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) persistency analyses at ACG 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, evaluating persistency of Lialda® (mesalamine), Asacol® (mesalamine), Pentasa® (mesalamine) (250mg and 500mg), balsalazide [combined results from generic balsalazide disodium and...

2009-07-07 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals (P&GP) announced today the availability of Asacol HD (mesalamine) delayed-release tablets, which are indicated for the treatment of moderately active ulcerative colitis (UC), a form of inflammatory bowel disease. UC involves inflammation of the lining of the colon and rectum and is typically characterized by flares followed by periods of remission. Moderately active UC is characterized by tougher symptoms than mildly...


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