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2014-09-08 12:29:49

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has resumed shipping dexmedetomidine hydrochloride (HCl) injection, EQ 100 mcg base/mL, the generic version of Hospira's Precedex(®) Injection. Par immediately resumed shipping after a U.S. District Court lifted a temporary restraining order that was issued in August at Hospira's request. Last month, Par received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2014-09-08 08:29:19

Mylan Free to Immediately Resume Distribution of Its Generic Precedex Product PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today commented on a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland related to its product, Dexmedetomidine Hydrochloride Injection, 100 mcg (base)/mL, packaged in 200 mcg (base)/2 mL Single-dose Vials, which was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as therapeutically equivalent to Hospira Inc.'s...

2010-08-22 21:00:00

OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira Japan Co., Ltd. today announced it has received an approval for the long-term (greater than 24 hour) use of the sedative "Precedex IV(TM)200ug" (generic name: dexmedetomidine hydrochloride). This approval follows Hospira's first launches earlier this year of Precedex in Canada and in South Korea, important milestones for Hospira as the company continues to build the molecule's global presence. Originally, Precedex was approved in...

2009-02-02 10:43:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has published study results demonstrating Hospira, Inc.'s (NYSE: HSP) alpha-2 agonist Precedex (dexmedetomidine hydrochloride) for intravenous sedation provides comparable effectiveness to commonly used gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)-agonist midazolam for greater-than-24-hour sedation of mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). According to the journal...

2008-10-31 12:00:32

Hospira, a specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, has announced that the FDA has approved a new indication for Precedex, the company's innovative drug for in-hospital sedation. This approval allows for use of Precedex in non-intubated patients requiring sedation prior to and during surgical and other procedures. The additional indication complements Precedex's initial approval for the sedation of intubated and mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care setting...

2008-10-30 12:00:21

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. , a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new indication for Precedex(R), the company's innovative drug for in-hospital sedation. This approval allows for use of Precedex in non-intubated patients requiring sedation prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures. The additional indication complements Precedex's initial...


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