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2014-10-16 08:31:37

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Therapeutics Inc. ("Highland"), a pharmaceutical company, today announced it has completed a US$25 million offering of Class A Common Shares. The financing was led by a private equity partner that is committed to Highland's long-term success. The funds raised will provide, among other things, the necessary resources for Highland, through its wholly owned subsidiary Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. to (i) complete the...

2014-10-16 08:31:22

DUBLIN, Oct. 16, 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 Methylphenidate Hydrochloride for Extended-release Oral Suspension, 5 mg/mL. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Pfizer and Tris Pharma's Quillivant XR(®), which is a central nervous system stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit...

2014-10-16 08:30:45

Patent estate includes thirteen issued U.S. patents, thirty patents worldwide REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today provided an update regarding its growing patent estate which totals 30 issued patents worldwide. These issued patents cover AcelRx's sufentanil...

2014-10-16 08:30:28

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioReliance(®) (www.bioreliance.com), Sigma-Aldrich Corporation's (NASDAQ: SIAL) biologics and early-development services business under SAFC(®) Commercial (www.sigmaaldrich.com/safc), has introduced select in vitro ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion) and toxicology testing services for pharmaceutical, chemical and industrial consumer products to its service offering. The broad set of highly predictive assays use a novel...

2014-10-15 23:10:33

Pioneers in cultivating CBD (Cannabidiol) genetics for over two years, Exhale Med Center, the #1 rated medical marijuana shop on Yelp, carries one of the rarest strains of CBD-rich cannabis found today, called “CBD Web.” This strain contains 16% CBD to 2% THC, a ratio high enough to comfort the parents of a sick child suffering from epilepsy, giving them the confidence that the child will not feel high while reaping the medicinal rewards. (http://www.exhalemedcenter.com) Los Angeles,...

2014-10-15 23:01:54

mediStat Specialized Pharmacy today announced it has voluntarily registered with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facility under section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act. Foley, AL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 mediStat Specialized Pharmacy today announced it has voluntarily registered with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facility under section 503B of the Federal Food,...

2014-10-15 23:00:42

In order to help individuals, families and the general public learn more about addiction – and in particular, to separate facts from myths -- Per Wickstrom, the CEO of Best Drug Rehabilitation, has added a new “Addiction” category to his popular blog at PerWickstrom.com. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 In order to help individuals, families and the general public learn more about addiction – and in particular, to separate facts from myths -- Per Wickstrom, the CEO of Best Drug...

2014-10-15 20:22:49

Today's series covers Dr. Michael Chiarottino, a "Repeatedly Negligent" Doctor's Decades-Long Struggle With Prescription Drugs MARIN, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In January 1990, Dr. Chiarottino's license was placed on five years probation when the Medical Board found that he had falsely and dishonestly prescribed multiple controlled substances to himself. However, Dr. Chiarottino failed to comply with his probation terms and his license was revoked in September...

2014-10-15 20:22:42

Company to make OFEV available to IPF community within 10 days, along with comprehensive patient support resources RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved OFEV® (nintedanib) capsules for oral use for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Granted Breakthrough Therapy designation during its review by the FDA, OFEV, capsules for oral use, taken twice...

2014-10-15 20:22:40

SCHOFIELD, Wis., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience(®), Inc., (OTCPink: PMBSD), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter medicinal and healthcare products, announced that Ludlow Research has issued a research opinion of the Company based on the pending launch of its rebranded migraine product, MigraPure, the development of a hemp-based epilepsy symptom treatment, and the Company's current valuation. The Company recently announced development of an...


Latest Pharmacology Reference Libraries

Pharmacophobia
2013-12-24 12:55:45

Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder
2013-07-25 15:07:54

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is an anxiety disorder with worry about normal, everyday situations such as finance, health and wellbeing in relationships (personal and work related) all lasting longer than six months. Symptoms The symptoms of GAD can include but are not limited to difficulty swallowing, rashes, shortness of breath, fidgeting, headaches, tension, nausea, etc. In order for GAD to be ruled as present, the symptoms and feelings must be experiences for at least six...

European Journal of Medical Chemistry
2012-05-12 22:03:06

The European Journal of Medical Chemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal for medical chemistry. It is published by Elsevier. It was established in 1966 under the title Chimica Therapeutica. That name was maintained until 1973. Even after changing to its current name in 1974, the journal was still subtitled Chimica Therapeutica until 1981; from 1982 to 1986 it was subtitled Chimie Therapeutique, indicating its French origin. The Journal publishes studies on all aspects of medicinal...

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2009-04-28 16:00:11

Bursera graveolens or Palo Santo is a tree indigenous to South America in Argetina, Paraguay, Boliva and coastal areas of Ecuador. Palo Santo means "holy wood" in English and belongs in the same family as frankincense and myrrh. Although it has been used in homeopathic medicine for years, most recently it is the extraction of essential oils that has put this plant in the spotlight. Limonene, a-Terpineol, Menthofuran and Carvone are a few of the oils derived from this plant. Native...

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2005-07-12 18:32:21

Datura wrightii (a poisonous weed) is sometimes used as a hallucinogen. It is commonly called Sacred Datura. Datura wrightii is classified as a deliriant, or an anticholinergic. In the US it is, however, called Western Jimson Weed.

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