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2014-01-08 16:25:55

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced the appointment of Adele Gulfo as executive vice president, Global Collaboration and Strategic Operations. Gulfo will serve as a member of Mylan's executive leadership team. Prior to joining Mylan, Gulfo served as regional president of Latin America in Pfizer's Emerging Markets Business Unit. In this capacity, she led a team of over 4,000 colleagues operating across more than 23 countries. In 2012,...

2014-01-06 08:26:38

SAO PAULO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- moksha8, a leader in the commercialization of CNS medicines in Latin America, today announced that it has filed applications with the Brazilian regulatory authority, ANVISA, for approval of Viibryd® (vilazodone) for major depressive disorders and Colobreathe (colistimethate sodium) to treat lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis. moksha8 and Forest Laboratories have also amended the strategic alliance they signed in 2012. Forest...

2013-12-20 13:32:03

The 2009 costs of antibiotics covered by private insurance companies in the U.S. for children younger than 10 years old were estimated to be more than five times higher than the costs in the United Kingdom (U.K.), which are covered by a government universal health plan. These results, from Boston University's Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, are a follow up of an ongoing comparison of prescription drug costs between the U.S. and U.K. The initial results reported on relative...

2013-12-18 23:28:52

The Long Island law firm of Rudolph F. X. Migliore has announced that the firm is investigating claims of post-menopausal women who developed new on-set Type 2 diabetes after taking the popular statin drug, Lipitor. Commack, New York (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The Commack, NY law firm Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P.C. has announced the firm is now accepting cases on behalf of post-menopausal women who have taken the prescription drug Lipitor and later developed new on-set Type 2 diabetes....

2013-12-18 23:27:54

As illicit use of opioids for pain management continues to be an issue in healthcare, leading long-term care pharmacy PharmScript offers tips on how nurses can to detect and report the misuse of pain medications for non-therapeutic purposes. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 As illicit use of opioids for pain management continues to be an issue in healthcare, leading long-term care pharmacy PharmScript offers tips on how nurses can to detect and report the misuse of pain medications...

GSK Stops Paying Docs To Market Meds
2013-12-18 09:15:55

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Amid accusations of bribery and scandal, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the leading drug makers, will stop paying doctors to promote its drugs and cease targets for number of prescriptions filled for the marketing staff. This is a first for the giant drug company, which has long been fighting scandals over its sales practices. Such a huge step is a major challenge to other drug companies and could force them to follow their example....

2013-12-16 23:00:30

The Firm is investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who used the cholesterol lowering statin, and who went on to develop new-onset Type 2 diabetes. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 As Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) that allege use of the cholesterol-lowering medication can result in the development of new-onset Type 2 diabetes continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that newly-proposed statin guidelines...

2013-12-13 23:27:45

Link to diabetes cited by FDA in consumer update about statins. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys is offering free consultations to consumers affected by diabetes allegations. San Diego, Ca (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/lipitor-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyer is responding to concerns raised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration* about patients being put at increased risk...


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