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2014-07-30 12:30:25

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnoPharma, Inc. today announced the first generic launch of Olanzapine for Injection, 10mg/vial (the generic equivalent of Zyprexa® injection), in Canada. Olanzapine is indicated for the rapid control of agitation and disturbed behaviors in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar I mania. As the developer of this generic injectable drug, InnoPharma has entered into an agreement with Sandoz Canada Inc., pursuant to which Sandoz Canada...

2014-07-14 08:26:29

Submission based on first head-to-head study vs. oral treatments in real world context TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the submission of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking a label change that, if approved, would include new data showing significantly delayed time to relapse in patients prescribed once-monthly atypical long-acting antipsychotic INVEGA(®)...

2014-05-14 08:30:09

PITTSBURGH, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Olanzapine Orally Disintegrating Tablets (ODT), 5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg and 20 mg, the generic version of Eli Lilly and Company's Zyprexa Zydis(®) Tablets. Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia or the acute treatment of manic or...

2014-03-20 08:29:49

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends Halting Trial and Unblinding Data Based on Treatment Efficacy TITUSVILLE, N.J., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC announced today that following an Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC) recommendation based on positive efficacy, it has halted early a Phase 3 clinical study of paliperidone palmitate 3-month formulation, an investigational treatment for symptoms of schizophrenia in adults. "We are...

2013-12-04 23:31:22

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The medication safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing a new resource center for parents of children who have taken the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The site will contain the latest research and safety warnings as well as updated legal news from lawsuits alleging side effects*. DrugNews...

2013-08-22 10:29:47

Prescribing of "atypical" antipsychotic medications to children and young adults with behavioral problems or mood disorders may put them at unnecessary risk for type 2 diabetes, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study shows. Young people using medications like risperidone, quetiapine, aripiprazol and olanzapine led to a threefold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes within the first year of taking the drug, according to the study published Aug. 21 in the journal JAMA...

2013-06-28 23:02:51

UNE Professor of Pharmacology Karen Houseknecht has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further study the effects of second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) medications on bone biology. These drugs are increasingly being prescribed off-label to treat a number of other ailments, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that as...

2013-03-13 10:28:56

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine finds that while antipsychotic medications are associated with small-to-moderate improvements in depressive symptoms in adults, there is little evidence for improvement on measures of quality of life and these medications are linked to adverse events such as weight gain and sedation. The results of the study, conducted by Glen Spielmans of Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota and colleagues, have potential implications for the...


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