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2010-06-16 13:16:27

Gels, creams and sprays containing painkillers such as ibuprofen, diclofenac, ketoprofen, and piroxicam are safe and effective treatments for local pain, according to Cochrane Researchers. A new systematic review they have conducted shows that topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are more effective than placebos for treating short-term pain and have few side effects. Topical NSAIDs are usually applied as gels, creams or sprays, to the specific areas of the body where pain is...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Pharma, Inc., today announced that data on its two lead product candidates, LODOTRA®, a circadian cytokine modulator and novel modified release, low-dose prednisone tablet, and DUEXA®, a proprietary tablet formulation containing a fixed-dose combination of ibuprofen and high-dose famotidine, will be presented during the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress taking place in Rome, Italy,...

2010-06-08 07:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Neurosciences, Inc., a neurology-focused specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in New Jersey, announced today that CAMBIA(TM) (diclofenac potassium for oral solution) is now available in the United States for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura. CAMBIA was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June 2009. "The approval and subsequent commercialization of CAMBIA as a unique formulation of diclofenac...

2010-05-26 15:00:00

Lead Candidate, LT-NS001, Shows Evidence of Improved GI Safety for Arthritis Patients WALTHAM, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Logical Therapeutics, Inc., a private, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today it had closed on a $16.9 million Series C equity financing. The round was led by existing investor SV Life Sciences, and included Burrill & Company, Novo A/S and Novitas Capital. Logical Therapeutics is developing a family of new chemical entities using its...

2010-05-26 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Pharma, Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines for pain-related diseases and inflammation, today announced that its New Drug Application (NDA) for DUEXA®, a proprietary tablet formulation containing a fixed-dose combination of ibuprofen and high-dose famotidine, was accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for review. Horizon is...

2010-05-17 07:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ROXRO PHARMA, Inc. (www.roxropharma.com) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SPRIX(TM) (ketorolac tromethamine) Nasal Spray, for the short-term (up to 5 days) management of acute moderate to moderately severe pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level. SPRIX is a prescription intranasal formulation of the analgesic ketorolac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), designed to provide...

2010-05-10 07:00:00

NEWPORT, Ky., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has tightly focused the strategic direction for the company on the pain management market. The company plans to leverage its core expertise in the prescription pain category by developing a range of products that address both the acute and chronic pain prescription segments as well as the over-the-counter pain market. Xanodyne has nearly a...

2010-04-30 22:01:00

WILMINGTON, Del., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca and POZEN Inc. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved VIMOVO(TM)( )(naproxen and esomeprazole magnesium) delayed-release tablets for the relief of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and to decrease the risk of developing gastric ulcers in patients at risk of developing NSAID-associated gastric ulcers.(1) VIMOVO, co-developed by POZEN Inc....

2010-04-28 09:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) today announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Alveda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Alveda Pharma), a Toronto-based specialty pharmaceutical company, for the commercialization of Caldolor® (ibuprofen) Injection in Canada. Designed to treat pain and fever in the hospital setting, Caldolor was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and launched by...

2010-04-27 06:00:00

PENNSAID - a topical NSAID - is indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee(s) MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a drug development company focused on the research and development of drug products that are delivered to and through the skin using its topical and transdermal drug delivery technologies, and on the development of its immune modulating drug candidate WF10, today announced that PENNSAID(R)...