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2012-01-18 19:57:56

Oseltamivir. Esomeprazole. Trastuzumab. Where do drugs get those odd-sounding generic names? The answers are in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, which explains the logic behind the tongue-twisters. C&EN Associate Editor Carmen Drahl explains that until 1961 there was no standard for assigning drugs generic names, which are different from brand names like...

2011-11-28 14:00:00

Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., (Takeda) announced the DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole) product labeling now includes information from a study in healthy subjects demonstrating that DEXILANT had no clinically important effect on exposure to the active metabolite of clopidogrel or clopidogrel-induced platelet inhibition. No dose adjustment of clopidogrel is necessary when administered with an approved dose of DEXILANT. DEXILANT is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) indicated for the treatment...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by GCG Inc., Notice Administrator regarding the Commonwealth Care Alliance v. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals L.P., Docket No. 05-0269. If You Purchased the Drug Nexium® (esomeprazole magnesium) in Massachusetts, A Class Action Lawsuit May Affect Your Rights. There is a class action lawsuit pending in Suffolk County Superior Court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ("Lawsuit"). The name of the...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Horse Gold Unique Proprietary Formula Obliterates Gastric Pain in Horses Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Horse Gold, makers of hyper-effective equine supplements created by horsemen for horsemen, officially released Gastromax3â“ž¢ paste, an affordable, once-a-day preventive anti-ulcer supplement for horses. Gastromax3â“ž¢ paste is formulated to prevent debilitating ulcers using omeprazole, a protein pump inhibitor that blocks the...

2011-05-18 00:17:45

In an evaluation of contemporary antireflux therapies for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), most patients who received treatment with either the proton pump inhibitor esomeprazole or laparoscopic antireflux surgery achieved and remained in disease remission for 5 years, according to a study in the May 18 issue of JAMA. "GERD is a highly prevalent disorder caused by the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. It is a chronic, relapsing disease that negatively affects...

2011-04-05 09:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. (Takeda) announced the presentation of new study results, which evaluated the potential inhibitory effects of certain proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) on Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate). The results showed that in healthy subjects, clopidogrel's active metabolite and inhibition of platelet function were reduced less by the co-administration of clopidogrel with dexlansoprazole or lansoprazole, rather than...

2011-01-19 13:38:00

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HTH Worldwide, a global health and safety services company, today announced the expansion of its mobile and online brand name medication translation guide for world travelers. Prescription and over-the-counter drug names often vary by country -- for example Prilosec is called Lomac or Prilosid in India -- so those traveling, living or studying abroad need to be sure they are getting the precise equivalent of medications they were prescribed at...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Football League, Prilosec OTC® and Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach JOHN MADDEN today announced the start of fan voting at www.maddenprotectorsaward.com for the second annual Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award, presented by Prilosec OTC. The award honors the NFL's best offensive line for the 2010 NFL regular season. Fan voting, which lasts until Friday, January 21, serves as the final piece of the puzzle in...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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