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2010-01-19 10:09:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched pamidronate disodium injection in single-dose vials containing 30 mg per 10 mL and 90 mg per 10 mL. Pamidronate disodium injection, the generic alternative of Novartis Pharmaceutical Company's Aredia®, is a bone resorption inhibitor. The 2008 U.S. market for pamidronate disodium approximated $17 million, according...

2008-12-09 10:58:00

Medical Reference and Online Edition Gives Coverage of Bone and Mineral Diseases and Disorders with New International Drug Formulary WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), the leading scientific organization for the study of bone diseases, announces the publication of the new seventh edition of the Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism. The new edition reflects the rapid and exciting...

2008-09-15 09:00:11

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has announced that the FDA has granted final approval for the company's abbreviated new drug application for generic Fosamax, alendronate sodium tablets. These generic versions of alendronate sodium tablets 5mg (base), 10mg (base), 35mg (base) and 70mg (base) are bio-equivalent to Fosamax tablets distributed by Merck & Co. These products will reach market shortly. Alendronate sodium tablets are indicated for the...

2008-08-17 18:00:12

A STUDY has been launched by scientists in Edinburgh to detect symptoms of a common bone disease early. It is hoped the work will uncover ways to improve the treatment of Paget's disease of bone, which affects thousands of older people. It leads to accelerated bone growth in the skull, pelvis and spine which causes the sufferer a great deal of pain. But now scientists at Edinburgh University's Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine have been awarded almost GBP 500,000 to launch a...

2008-07-10 06:00:13

By Kelsey, Jennifer L Lamster, Ira B Both musculoskeletal disorders and diseases of the oral cavity are common and potentially serious problems among older persons, yet little attention has been given to the links between them. Several musculoskeletal diseases, including osteoporosis, Paget's disease, and arthritic disorders, may directly involve the oral cavity and contiguous structures. Drugs used to treat musculoskeletal diseases, including corticosteroids and bisphosphonates, increase...

2004-11-29 12:00:19

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paget Foundation announces its endorsement of Bone Health and Osteoporosis: A Report of the Surgeon General issued on October 14th by Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona, M.D. This report marks the first report by the Surgeon General on the topic of bone health and diseases, including Paget's disease, the second most prevalent bone disease after osteoporosis. "The Surgeon General's report provides important information about the causes, clinical features...


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