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2011-05-24 11:37:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The family of a child who almost lost her life after taking Children's Motrin has been awarded $10 million by a jury in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thirteen-year-old plaintiff Brianna Maya suffered a severe life threatening reaction after taking Children's Motrin for a fever and cough. While doctors were able to save her life she was left with lifelong injuries that continue to put her health at risk in the future. "The award is based on...

2011-05-23 13:56:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare's Consumer Care division announced today the introduction of Bayer® Advanced Aspirin, the next generation of aspirin for pain relief. Using the patent-pending Pro-Release(TM) Technology, Bayer Advanced Aspirin is clinically proven to relieve tough pain twice as fast as previous Bayer® Aspirin tablets*. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to:...

2011-05-17 07:03:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regency Therapeutics, a newly established division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and its co-promotion partner Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., announced today that they have launched SPRIX® (ketorolac tromethamine) Nasal Spray and that it is now commercially available. SPRIX® was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in May 2010 for the short-term (up to 5 days) management of...

2011-05-16 05:45:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX) today announced that results from a clinical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection in treating fever and pain in hospitalized burn patients was published in Volume 32, Number 1 of the Journal of Burn Care & Research. The study demonstrated that Caldolor significantly reduces fever in these patients, including those with severe thermal...

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2011-05-12 12:14:18

The banning of a painkiller that causes visceral gout, a fatal kidney ailment in vultures, has shown first signs of progress in the populations of South Asian vultures, according to scientists. But the study warns that the death rate from the drug is still too high, and that the complete removal of the painkiller, diclofenac, is needed to see further recovery of the wild vulture populations. Veterinary use of diclofenac in the treatment of cattle and buffaloes was banned in 2006 by India,...

2011-05-11 07:35:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack within as little as one week of treatment, and a 55 percent...

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2011-05-11 06:15:00

Frequent users of acetaminophen are at a slightly increased risk for blood cancers, according to new research from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington. Although increased, the risk remains low overall, and it's still unclear what role the drug plays in the increase. Earlier research has shown that aspirin use might lower the odds of dying from colon cancer but increase the risk of bleeding ulcers. But for blood cancers, the picture has been less...

2011-05-10 13:20:54

Even short-term use of some painkillers could be dangerous for people who've had a heart attack, according to research published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers analyzed the duration of prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide Danish cohort of patients with prior heart attack. They found the use of NSAIDs was associated with a 45 percent increased risk of death or recurrent heart attack...

2011-05-09 13:10:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals, a leading healthcare solutions company, today announced the launch of the "Apply Yourself!" Campaign, created to encourage people suffering from osteoarthritis (OA) hand and knee pain to make pain relief a top personal priority. Former professional basketball player Allan Houston has joined the campaign to share his personal journey of how he approached his OA knee pain and developed a strategy in partnership with...

2011-05-03 13:13:48

Study seeks to raise awareness of ingredients such as acetaminophen to prevent harm People take billions of doses of over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol every year, but many do not pay attention to the active ingredients they contain, such as acetaminophen, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. That lack of knowledge about popular pain relievers plus particular ignorance of acetaminophen's presence in more than 600 over-the-counter and prescription medicines could be a key...


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