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Latest Mission Pharmacal Company Stories

2014-03-27 12:30:45

New patented formulation provides essential nutrients with added comfort for women. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company today announced the availability of a new, patented dual-iron version of its premier prenatal vitamin, CitraNatal Harmony, the first and only single-pill prescription supplement with calcium citrate. The new, improved product features Ferr-Ease®, a patented blend of ferrous fumarate, a rapidly absorbing iron salt, and...

2014-03-20 16:27:05

New products from Mission ideal for nursing home environment. SAN ANTONIO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company is introducing a portfolio of proven products into the long-term care environment. The company has always held steadfast to its dedication to provide the highest quality healthcare medications and treatments for a wide range of conditions and diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/PH87885LOGO The long-term care (LTC) initiative capitalizes on...

2014-01-15 16:23:21

BINOSTO® offers a liquid alternative to the 74 percent of patients who want a treatment choice. SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the medication they take, according to a recent online survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by Inspire among the National Osteoporosis Foundation online support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients surveyed prefer to take medication that comes in...

2013-11-25 16:26:54

Maker of top prescribed prenatal vitamin launches healthy pregnancy tool during the March of Dimes® Prematurity Awareness Month. SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Expectant mothers crave new information during every stage of pregnancy, especially when it comes to eating right and getting the proper nutrition. The CitraNatal® family of products, the number-one brand of prescription prenatal vitamins, delivers that information as well as healthy savings through its Join the...

2013-10-22 16:25:32

Novel product relieves symptoms of dry mouth for up to four hours with no side effects observed. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Relief from dry mouth is now just a spray away. Mission Pharmacal Company today announced the launch of Aquoral®, a safe and effective protective oral spray that moistens and lubricates the mouth for up to four hours. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131022/PH02349) Dry mouth, or xerostomia, affects about 25 million Americans. It...

2013-10-16 16:26:13

Federal court in Texas requires PureTek to stop manufacturing all generic prenatal vitamins that infringe Mission's dual-iron patent. SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company today announced that a federal district court in Texas has upheld its patent that covers one of the nation's most prescribed prenatal vitamin brands. "Mission Pharmacal has successfully asserted the dual-iron ('247) patent used in its popular CitraNatal® family of prenatal vitamins,...

2013-10-01 16:26:02

A Popular Texas Brand Goes National DALLAS, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mompreneur, designer and actress Ali Landry joined Dr. Smith's® Diaper Rash Ointment to celebrate the launch of the brand in Walgreens stores across the country. A mother of three, Landry shared her experiences as a mom and wife with invited guests during the festivities at Fearing's at The Ritz-Carlton. San Antonio-based Mission Pharmacal Company, the maker of Dr. Smith's, hosted the party for moms from...

2013-08-21 12:27:04

New team to solidify family owned drug maker's leadership in urology treatments. SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Urocit®-K (extended release potassium citrate), the proven urological treatment that blazed a trail into space to help NASA astronauts combat kidney stones, has begun a new journey here on Earth. With the Urocit-K flagship leading the way, Mission Pharmacal Company has launched a new sales force to better deliver its entire fleet of urology medicines into...

2013-08-01 16:28:15

Sponsorship program supports elite athletes with products to boost their competitive edge. SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Weinhold's dream came true in relentless rain, intermittent snow and four inches of mud, high up a peak in the French Alps. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130801/PH57364 ) The long-distance runner from Doylestown, Pa., had qualified in 2012 for the ultimate endurance race, the North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, or UTMB. The...

2013-04-17 12:25:22

National initiative raises funds for March of Dimes efforts to help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. SAN ANTONIO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the March of Dimes to "lead, direct and unify" the fight against polio. What President Roosevelt, a polio survivor himself, likely could not have envisioned was that just three-quarters of a century later, polio would be eliminated from the United States....