Latest Omeprazole Stories

2008-09-16 18:00:33

Clopidogrel, a drug used in treating coronary artery disease and marketed as Plavix(R), may be less effective when it interacts with acid reducing proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) (e.g., Prilosec(R), Nexium(R)) according to an Aetna (NYSE:AET) analysis published in the September 16th issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

2008-08-12 03:00:18

By Anonymous United States of America - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved esomeprazole magnesium (Nexium(R)) for short-term use in children 1-11 years of age for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

2008-07-29 09:01:14

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ranbaxy Laboratories, Gurgaon, India, has announced that under an agreement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals it has launched an authorized generic of Omeprazole 40mg capsules in the US healthcare system.

2008-07-28 12:01:07

GURGAON, India and PRINCETON, N.J., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2008-07-25 09:01:18

CORONA, Calif., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2008-06-18 12:00:11

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/e40571/gastrointestinal_d) has announced the addition of the "Gastrointestinal Drug Discoveries: What the Future Holds" report to their offering.

2008-06-16 09:01:20

Cogentus Pharmaceuticals has enrolled the first patient in Europe in the company's pivotal Phase III study of its novel combination medicine CGT-2168. The patient entered the Cogent-1 study at the Zadebie cardiology clinic in Skierniewice, Poland.

2008-06-16 09:00:10

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cogentus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in Europe in the company's pivotal Phase 3 study of its novel combination medicine CGT-2168.

2008-03-12 09:01:05

ALLEGAN, Mich., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning early March 2008, the nearly 30 million frequent heartburn sufferers nationwide will have a new treatment option available to them as retailers begin selling store brand Omeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor that will treat the same frequent heartburn symptoms as Prilosec OTC(R) at a significant cost savings for consumers.

2005-12-20 09:04:21

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Popular anti-heartburn drugs such as proton-pump inhibitors that block stomach acid production heighten the risk of an increasingly common infectious form of diarrhea, researchers said on Monday.

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