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2014-04-29 12:32:41

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) -- Pregnant women might want to think twice before reaching for that pain pill. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140429/81645 A new study published in the respected JAMA Pediatrics has discovered a possible link between acetaminophen -- found in Tylenol and many other pain pills -- and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. And while experts say the preliminary findings fall short of proving a direct...

2014-04-15 12:30:07

Potential U.S. Commercialization in 2014 CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medac Pharma, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on the development of new molecules and improving the effectiveness of existing medicines, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the name Rasuvo(TM) for the company's lead compound, MPI-2505, a subcutaneous injectable methotrexate (MTX) delivered in a ready-to-use autopen. Currently under...

2014-04-13 23:01:29

The Firm is evaluating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious liver damage due to the acetaminophen contained in Tylenol-brand over-the-counter medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/ ) that allege the acetaminophen contained in Tylenol-brand over-the-counter medications caused severe liver damage in some users continue to move forward in Pennsylvania federal court, Bernstein Liebhard...

2014-04-10 13:40:50

In the UK paracetamol toxicity is the most common cause of ALF and has a high mortality rate. It is estimated that 150 to 200 deaths and 15 to 20 LTs occur as a result of poisoning each year in England and Wales. LT is the definitive treatment for ALF patients who meet the criteria for transplantation but the current means of selection for LT (the King's College Criteria) are not ideal and do not assess changes in prognostic measures over time or quantify the mortality risk for individual...

2014-04-07 16:25:34

Company Files for Injunction - Prescription Drug Status Should Reside Solely With the FDA SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zogenix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZGNX), a pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products for the treatment of pain-related and central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts requesting the court to grant a temporary restraining order against execution of the executive order recently announced by...

2014-04-04 16:23:31

Review of published literature points to need for physician monitoring, awareness of patient overuse of acetaminophen STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A review of published medical literature has found that individuals who receive pain relievers containing acetaminophen are commonly prescribed doses close to or above the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) recommended daily maximum dose (4g per day), putting them at increased risk of acetaminophen overdose and liver...

2014-04-02 08:32:38

BRANFORD, Conn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Haven Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Company"), a privately held specialty pharmaceuticals company, today announced the appointment of Larry Dillaha, M.D., to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President Operations. Dr. Dillaha joins the Company from Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: INSY) where he served as Chief Medical Officer since April 2010. "We are delighted to welcome Larry, who will provide significant insight and...

2014-03-25 23:36:09

A recent Danish research study has found a correlation between a mother’s acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) usage during pregnancy and an increased risk of developing ADHD in her child. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP examines this study and possible alternatives for maternal pain control. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Because of possible side-effects, doctors do not recommend aspirin, naproxen, or ibuprofen during pregnancy or while nursing. Sturgeon Bay Chiropractor and...

2014-03-24 23:01:38

The Firm is investigating Tylenol lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered liver damage from acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol-brand over-the-counter medications. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 As Tylenol lawsuits (http://www.tylenollawsuitclaims.com/) continue to mount in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a review of the regulations governing over-the-counter medications,...

2014-03-21 12:24:25

MUMBAI, India and BALTIMORE, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced today that its US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched its Niacin Extended-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg strengths having received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday. Lupin's Niacin Extended-Release Tablets USP, 500 mg, 750 mg, 1000 mg strengths are the AB-rated generic...


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