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2010-04-30 08:52:04

Octreotide provides benefits for both the liver and kidney in patients with ADPKD A hormone mimic called Octreotide may be effective for treating polycystic liver disease (PLD) caused by ADPKD, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The study is the first clinical trial performed in the United States to test the effects of this agent in PLD. In addition to causing kidney failure, ADPKD also often leads to PLD, a condition...

2009-10-01 06:30:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Data published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology show that patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the midgut who were treated with Sandostatin® LAR( )Depot (octreotide acetate for injectable suspension) experienced a 66% reduction in risk of disease progression versus placebo(1). Sandostatin LAR is indicated to treat the diarrhea and flushing episodes associated with advanced carcinoid tumors(2). To view...

2009-05-28 00:28:00

- Oral presentation on Sandostatin(R) LAR Depot Phase III data shows significant antitumor benefit in patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors of the midgut - Early data show that at eight weeks of treatment, Afinitor(R) stabilized or reduced tumor size in 61% of patients with advanced liver cancer - New data reveal postmenopausal women with breast cancer taking Femara(R) experience better cognitive function than those taking tamoxifen - Phase II data show potential of Glivec(R)...

2009-01-27 15:15:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV) today announced that a copy of its 2008 Annual Report has been posted on and is available at the Company's website at www.indevus.com. In addition, the Company's stockholders may obtain a free hard copy of the Annual Report by contacting the Company's Investor Relations department at (781) 861-8444 or by mailing written requests to Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Attention Investor Relations, 33...

2009-01-13 17:47:00

- Data show significant 66% reduction in risk of disease progression versus placebo - Sandostatin LAR more than doubled time without tumor growth for a median of 14 months compared to six months on placebo - Results support Sandostatin LAR as first treatment after surgery in certain patients with newly diagnosed neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) EAST HANOVER, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandostatin LAR(R) Depot (octreotide acetate suspension for injection) demonstrated antitumor benefit in...

2009-01-05 15:50:00

Company to Host Conference Call January 6, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. EST LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. will commence a tender offer to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Indevus for approximately $370 million, or $4.50 per Indevus share, in cash and up to an additional approximately $267 million, or...

2009-01-05 15:29:00

Acquisition Adds Marketed Products and Specialty Sales Force in Urology and Endocrinology, Novel Drug-Delivery Technology Combined Pipeline to Include Nine FDA-Approved Therapeutics Conference Call Scheduled for Today at 5:30 pm EST CHADDS FORD, Pa. and LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) and Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV) announced today that they have entered into a merger agreement under which Endo will commence a tender...

2008-10-01 15:00:50

Ambrilia Biopharma Inc. (TSX: AMB) today reported positive 24-week extension Phase III ("Study 302") top line results for its proprietary prolonged-release formulation of octreotide C2L. Overall, the results support the safety of C2L over an additional period of 6 months. In addition, the efficacy as measured by the mean Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 ("IGF-1") and Growth Hormone ("GH") plasma levels is maintained at the same level throughout the study period. It further confirms that...

2008-09-30 09:00:18

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the initiation of a Phase III clinical trial of the Company's novel octreotide implant for acromegaly. This trial is designed to test the efficacy, safety and tolerability of the octreotide implant in patients with acromegaly. The implant utilizes the Company's patented HYDRON(R) Polymer Technology to deliver effective levels of octreotide for six months. Octreotide is a synthetic peptide...

2008-09-26 09:00:13

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with regard to the additional data and risk management strategy that will lead to re-submission (complete response) of the New Drug Application (NDA) for NEBIDO(R) in the first quarter of calendar 2009. The re-submission database will include experience from over 14,000 injections in more than 2,600 patients, all...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.