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2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-08 23:03:02

PharmacyChecker.com published almost 2000 consumer comments showing that Americans are concerned about new federal regulations expanding the authority of the FDA to destroy safe drug imports for personal use. PharmacyChecker.com submitted public comments to the FDA, offering suggestions that would protect access by Americans to safe and affordable prescription drugs. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 PharmacyChecker.com announced the publication on its website of almost 2000 comments...

2014-07-08 08:31:18

Anticipated FDA action set for October 2014 STAMFORD, Conn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review designation for the company's once-daily, single-entity hydrocodone bitartrate tablet (HYD). This investigational pain medication was formulated to incorporate abuse-deterrent properties designed to make the product more difficult to manipulate for the purpose of misuse or abuse by...

2014-07-03 23:01:31

PlanetRx has demonstrated improved customer satisfaction ratings with timely order fulfillment and increased offerings aimed at improving customers’ healthy lifestyles. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 PlanetRx re-launched one year ago with the lofty goal of improving customer’s healthy lifestyles. PlanetRx now specializes in providing the highest quality over-the-counter (OTC) medications and health care products to enrich the lives and improve the health of their customers. The...

2014-07-03 20:21:38

Balanced Policy Effectively Targets Meth Criminals WASHINGTON , July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for signing a new statewide meth offender block list into law. This new policy comes on the heels of a recent package of legislation - all signed into law by the governor - aimed at giving law enforcement officials a leg up in the fight against meth abuse. By working in conjunction...

2014-07-02 23:09:29

On June 25, the FDA warned that specific over-the-counter topical acne products can cause rare but serious, potentially life-threatening, allergic reactions. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on over-the-counter topical acne products....

2014-07-02 23:08:52

The physicians behind OTC Plus, an over-the-counter medication coupon app, have revealed their top tips for anyone looking to stock up on low-cost pharmaceuticals, as a new report finds that consumers are waiting longer for the cost of medication to fall when patents expire. The launch of the top tips is music to the ears of the many US citizens who need relief from ailments but cannot afford the expensive medicine they need. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A Consumer...

2014-07-01 23:08:35

The recent FDA warning related to Lidocaine is just the latest where labeling has caused some confusion at pharmacies nationwide. The agency warned parents last week that certain oral anesthetics are not safe for teething infants and Ace Innovation Group's app OTCplus is aimed at reducing confusion about OTC medicines. Rock Hill, SC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The recent FDA warning related to Lidocaine is just the latest where labeling has caused some confusion at pharmacies nationwide....

2014-06-30 12:32:14

New Law Enhances Criminal Penalties Against Meth Cooks and Dealers WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for signing a package of legislation late last week that significantly enhances the state's ability to crack down on meth-related crime. Specifically, the governor signed House Bill 5363, a bill sponsored by state Representative Amanda Price that prohibits an individual from...

2014-06-27 08:23:26

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), based in Silver Spring, Maryland provides a variety of public health services in the United States through the regulation and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics and veterinary...


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