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2014-09-17 23:06:51

Analysts interviewed for the Sept. 12 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News agree that despite concerns, the strategy is here to stay. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In ongoing coverage of formulary exclusion lists, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s Drug Benefit News (DBN) continues to find criticism surrounding the tactic. As first reported in its Aug. 8 issue, CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co.’s formulary exclusion lists for...

2014-09-17 16:27:36

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The In Silico Drug Discovery Conference today announced speakers and presentation topics that will be featured at the conference, which takes place at North Carolina Biotechnology Center's Hamner Conference Center on December 3 and 4, 2014. Researchers, students, drug developers, business development professionals, and biotechnology managers are invited to hear the following: KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Ruben Abagyan, PhD UC San Diego Skaggs...

2014-09-17 16:27:25

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States doesn't have a singular prescription drug problem, we have a series of challenges related to safety, efficacy and cost, according to Peter Wickersham, senior vice president for Integrated Care and Specialty at Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime). Wickersham will deliver a keynote address, "Solving America's Drug Problem," at the Managed Markets Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Sept. 19, 2014. "Opinions may vary on the causes,...

2014-09-17 16:24:32

Woman Speaks Out About Fiancee's Preventable Death At Hands Of Doctor With Crack Cocaine History SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering substance abuser who is at the White House today for National Recovery Month, stars in a new television ad supporting Proposition 46 that consumer advocates released today. Consumer advocates were also joined by a Los Angeles woman who spoke out after losing her fiancée because of a preventable error in...

2014-09-17 12:27:16

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The abuse of prescription pain medication is the deadliest drug problem facing America, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC reports prescription drugs have a higher overdose rate than heroin and cocaine combined. Physicians are now taking a harder look at their role in this national epidemic and doing something about it by using a new non-narcotic alternative for pain relief after surgery....

2014-09-17 12:27:05

New multi-year grant furthers non-profit organization's work to accelerate the drug development process TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Critical Path Institute (C-Path) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded the organization $2.1 million in first year funding of a five-year grant with the potential of $10.5 million over the five years. This is the second five-year grant that C-Path has received from the FDA under the...

2014-09-17 12:25:34

Improved Efficacy and Lower List Price than the Anti-TNFs Will Be the Key Drivers for Prescribing of Emerging Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that among Crohn's disease/ulcerative colitis (CD/UC) patients eligible for biologic therapy, only a proportion of patients currently receive a biologic. Surveyed gastroenterologists cite patients' discomfort with biological therapy as the...

2014-09-17 08:31:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impax Pharmaceuticals, the branded products division of Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date for its review of the RYTARY(TM) (IPX066) New Drug Application (NDA) from October 9, 2014, to January 9, 2015. The Company amended the chemical, manufacturing and control (CMC) section of the RYTARY NDA subsequent to...

2014-09-17 08:29:54

Data shows recent plateau and drop in therapy utilization, but experts suggest new surge upon pending approval of new regimens WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis done by the CVS Health Research Institute provides insights regarding patients taking Sovaldi® (sofosbuvir), a new and expensive treatment for Hepatitis C introduced in December. The data shows that over the last several months (May through August 2014) there has been a plateau and actual...

2014-09-17 08:29:26

- Phase 2 Clinical Results Show Positive Trends in Slowing Advancement of Disease - PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that promising efficacy results of the Company's Phase 2 clinical program of NP001 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) are being highlighted today in an oral presentation at the inaugural Summit of the ALS Research Group, being held in Bloomington,...


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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