Latest Minocycline Stories

2008-09-02 09:00:43

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 2, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced that the Company is scheduled to present at the Thomas Weisel Partners Healthcare Conference 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. A live webcast of its presentation scheduled for Thursday, September 4, 2008, at 2:05 p.m. Eastern Time (11:05 a.m. Pacific Time), may be accessed via the Internet. The webcast will be available via a link on the Medicis corporate website at http://www.medicis.com/company/index.asp....

2008-07-31 09:01:26

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced it expects to report 2008 second quarter financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, August 5, 2008. Medicis will host a conference call at 5:15 p.m. Eastern Time (2:15 p.m. Pacific Time) to review the June 30, 2008, second quarter financial results, as well as provide an update on other business matters of the Company. A live webcast will be available at http://www.medicis.com/company/index.asp....

2008-02-19 08:45:00

Two researchers from National Brain Research Center (NBRC) suggest that a common antibiotic called minocycline may prevent children from death due to Japanese encephalitis (JE), or commonly known as brain fever. Japanese Encephalitis virus is the causative agent for JE. Although there is no consolidated official figure for JE cases in India, a rough estimate would indicate a few thousands fatalities every year. The team found that minocycline, an USFDA approved drug, often used to treat...

2008-01-17 06:00:41

TyRx Pharma, Inc., a leader in the commercialization of implantable combination drug-device products, announced today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of a Premarket 510(k) Application to market its AIGIS(Rx)(TM) CRMD Anti-Bacterial Envelope. CRMD post-implant infection including cases of "super bug" or MRSA is a growing and potentially fatal complication. AIGIS(Rx)(TM) CRMD has two functions. It is intended to securely hold a pacemaker or implantable cardioverter...

2007-08-27 12:14:04

A new study published this month in the Journal of Periodontology shows that a combination of ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres 1 mg, plus scaling and root planing (SRP) is significantly more effective than SRP alone in controlling periodontal disease. Study results indicate clearly that when ARESTIN® is placed at the time of initial SRP, clinical markers of disease are reduced, such as pocket depth, inflammation, and bleeding on...

2007-07-04 18:19:31

By Hiromura, Katsuhiko Furuhashi, Madoka; Minami, Kojiro; Miyazaki, Ken; Et al Abstract Septic shock during pregnancy is very rare but has high mortality. We report a case of septic shock in a pregnant woman with ileus, showing that severe ileus in a pregnant woman could be attributed to life-threatening septic shock and that we should give special attention to a nosocomial infection. Keywords: Septic shock, ileus, pregnancy, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia...

2007-05-04 12:00:35

Teva Pharmaceuticals said a combination of Copaxone and antibiotic minocycline reduced brain lesions in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, compared to receiving Copaxone alone. New data from a randomized, double-blind study showed that a combination of Copaxone with the oral antibiotic minocycline reduced T1 Gadolinium enhancing lesions of the brain by 63% and reduced the number of new T2 lesions in patients by 65%. These results trended toward but did not reach...

2006-07-28 11:31:20

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Skin discoloration appears to be a common side effect of an antibiotic given to some people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a small study shows. The drug, called minocycline, is more commonly used to treat acne and certain other skin conditions. But some people with RA take minocycline to help control inflammation in their joints; those with a history of the blood infection sepsis are particularly likely to receive minocycline because some other RA drugs...

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