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2014-04-15 12:30:09

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today confirmed that it and its partner Famy Care Ltd. have entered into a settlement and license agreement with Warner Chilcott Company, LLC, settling the parties' litigation in connection with Mylan's filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol Chewable Tablets 0.8 mg/0.025 mg and Ferrous Fumarate Chewable Tablets. This...

2014-01-17 20:22:00

DUBLIN, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey found United States Patent No. 7,704,984 (the '984 Patent) to be valid and infringed by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Amneal Pharmaceuticals Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) for generic versions of Actavis' Lo Loestrin(®) Fe (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate...

2012-10-19 01:42:35

A U.S. Food and Drug Administration-funded study led by the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research found an increased risk of arterial thrombotic events (ATE) and venous thromboembolic events (VTE) – commonly referred to as blockage of arteries and blood clots, respectively – associated with drospirenone-containing birth control pills compared to four low-dose estrogen combined hormonal contraceptives. "We found that starting use of drospirenone-containing...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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