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FDA To Phase Out Some Primatene Asthma Inhalers
2011-09-23 09:29:23

  An over-the-counter asthma inhaler is to be banned beginning next year because federal health officials said it produces carbon gas that is harmful to the environment, Reuters reports. The inhaler in question is currently the only over-the-counter inhaler on the market, which when banned, will leave asthma patients with only prescription-based choices. The Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the metered-dose inhalers that contain...

2011-07-26 08:00:00

CANTON, Mass., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the following news today concerning the future availability of Primatene® Mist: On December 31, 2011, the FDA ban on the sale of Primatene® Mist containing CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) as a propellant will become effective. Primatene® Mist has proven to be a safe and effective treatment for asthma symptoms for over 40 years. The ban on the sale of...

2011-07-21 12:30:19

Schroeder Institute researchers raise questions about safety, usage and future implications of new nicotine delivery products Devices marketed as "electronic cigarettes" are in reality crude drug delivery systems for refined nicotine, posing unknown risks with little new benefits to smokers, according to tobacco control experts. In a "Perspective" published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Legacy's Steven A. Schroeder National Institute for Tobacco Research...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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