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2011-11-28 14:00:00

Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., (Takeda) announced the DEXILANT (dexlansoprazole) product labeling now includes information from a study in healthy subjects demonstrating that DEXILANT had no clinically important effect on exposure to the active metabolite of clopidogrel or clopidogrel-induced platelet inhibition. No dose adjustment of clopidogrel is necessary when administered with an approved dose of DEXILANT. DEXILANT is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) indicated for the treatment...

2011-11-04 07:00:00

Alongside antacids like Prilosec® and Nexium®, a new product, Puroast® Low Acid Coffee, may provide some relief this holiday season. Woodland, CA (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 The upcoming holiday season brings with it the traditional gift giving, travel to see family, savory food, hearty beverages and â“ âœholiday heartburnâ, that nasty reminder weâve had too much of a good thing.    But this...

2011-08-10 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by GCG Inc., Notice Administrator regarding the Commonwealth Care Alliance v. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals L.P., Docket No. 05-0269. If You Purchased the Drug Nexium® (esomeprazole magnesium) in Massachusetts, A Class Action Lawsuit May Affect Your Rights. There is a class action lawsuit pending in Suffolk County Superior Court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ("Lawsuit"). The name of the...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

Horse Gold Unique Proprietary Formula Obliterates Gastric Pain in Horses Bradenton, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Horse Gold, makers of hyper-effective equine supplements created by horsemen for horsemen, officially released Gastromax3â“ž¢ paste, an affordable, once-a-day preventive anti-ulcer supplement for horses. Gastromax3â“ž¢ paste is formulated to prevent debilitating ulcers using omeprazole, a protein pump inhibitor that blocks the...

2011-05-18 00:17:45

In an evaluation of contemporary antireflux therapies for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), most patients who received treatment with either the proton pump inhibitor esomeprazole or laparoscopic antireflux surgery achieved and remained in disease remission for 5 years, according to a study in the May 18 issue of JAMA. "GERD is a highly prevalent disorder caused by the reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. It is a chronic, relapsing disease that negatively affects...

2011-04-19 09:45:00

HOUSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An Ohio woman suffered bone deterioration and broken bones because of hidden risks with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca's acid reflux drug Nexium, The Gibson Law Firm alleges in a lawsuit filed today in Texas federal court. Filed in the U.S. District Court in Houston, the lawsuit alleges 58-year-old Ginny Begin, of Toledo, Ohio, suffered serious bone deterioration after taking Nexium on a daily basis between 2003 and early 2011. In March, the FDA...

2011-04-18 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A letter sent by a commercial insurer to health care providers notifying them of potentially unsafe drug use when combining anti-clotting drug clopidogrel (Plavix®) with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), showed a significant reduction in the number of members combining the drugs, according to a new study by pharmacy benefit management thought leader Prime Therapeutics (Prime). Details of the study will be presented on April...

2011-04-05 09:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. (Takeda) announced the presentation of new study results, which evaluated the potential inhibitory effects of certain proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) on Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate). The results showed that in healthy subjects, clopidogrel's active metabolite and inhibition of platelet function were reduced less by the co-administration of clopidogrel with dexlansoprazole or lansoprazole, rather than...

2010-12-20 18:53:50

Using acid suppressive medications, such as proton pump inhibitors and histamine2 receptor antagonists, may increase the risk of developing pneumonia, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj092129.pdf. Acid suppressive drugs are the second leading medication worldwide, totaling over US$26 billion in sales in 2005. Recently, medical literature has looked at unrecognized side effects in popular medications and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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