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2014-09-25 16:26:46

DUBLIN, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Buprenorphine Transdermal System, 5 mcg/hr, 10 mcg/hr and 20 mcg/hr. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Purdue Pharma's Butrans(®), which is indicated for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment for...

2014-09-25 12:29:22

Drug Pricing Will be Key Factor in Hospital Formulary Uptake of Novel Gram-Negative Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the majority of surveyed infectious diseases (ID) specialists and internists are willing to prescribe Actavis/ AstraZeneca's ceftazidime/avibactam (CAZ-AVI), Cubist's ceftolozane/tazobactam and Tetraphase's eravacycline for the treatment of Gram-negative...

2014-09-25 08:28:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canna Brands, Inc. (OTC: CBWP) ("Canna Brands" or the "Company") today announced the signing of a Letter of Agreement (Agreement) with Nana's Secret Soda and its founder, Cecilia Sivertson. Among its various provisions, the Agreement provides for a new company to be incorporated to take ownership of all intellectual property related to the Nana's Secret Soda brand. Alison Baird, Canna Brands Chief Operating Officer, will become the new...

2014-09-25 08:27:49

BUENA, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG), a New Jersey based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, today announced it has acquired the regulatory rights and related documents and records for 18 drug products from AstraZeneca, 17 of which were marketed. The acquisition includes the regulatory rights and documents for 17 injectable products and 1 suppository product. All of these products had been previously approved by the US FDA as...

2014-09-25 08:27:27

Donation program accepting new applications for police departments nationwide to receive drug collection units WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy(®) announced today that is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 27 by renewing its innovative community donation program to support local drug collection efforts by law enforcement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148272 In collaboration with The Partnership for Drug-Free...

2014-09-25 04:22:07

Good Neighbor Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Chain Drug Store Pharmacies; Sam's Club Ranks Highest among Mass Merchandiser Pharmacies; Publix Ranks Highest among Supermarket Pharmacies; Kaiser Permanente Mail Pharmacy Ranks Highest among Mail Order Pharmacies WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacist and staff interactions with customers are increasingly important drivers of satisfaction and share of wallet for both brick and mortar as well as mail order pharmacies,...

2014-09-24 12:29:13

New data illustrates importance of drug take-backs to help prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support a nationwide effort to clear homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs, Capital BlueCross is reminding residents to take advantage of the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Take-Back Day...

2014-09-24 12:26:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "When President Ronald Reagan signed the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act 30 years ago today, few could imagine how the law would transform the healthcare landscape. Today, we know that this landmark 'Hatch-Waxman' legislation is responsible for improving the lives of millions of Americans by creating a new framework allowing safe, affordable generic drugs to come to the market. It is instructive to look...

2014-09-23 08:31:23

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canna Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink "CBWP") ("Canna Brands" or the "Company") today announced its July 29, 2014 acquisition of Bothell, WA, cannabis consumer goods company Canna & Canna Inc., was overwhelmingly ratified at a Special Meeting of shareholders held September 19, 2014 in Bellevue WA. At the Special Meeting, shareholders also overwhelmingly approved the change of corporate name recommended by the Board of Directors, from...

2014-09-23 04:21:58

LONDON, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avillion LLP, a co-developer of late-stage pharmaceutical assets, announces the appointment of Jarrod Longcor as Chief Business Officer. In this role, Mr Longcor is responsible for structuring, negotiating and executing successful strategic alliances, co-development agreements, and financial investments, as well as providing management and strategic leadership to the organisation. He is a member of the Executive leadership team....


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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