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2014-04-15 08:27:14

Nasal allergy sufferers now have the most effective player on their team to relieve even the toughest nasal allergy symptoms CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nancy Lieberman, basketball hall of famer, coach and mom, has teamed up with Sanofi's consumer healthcare division Chattem Inc. to introduce a new, more effective player on the over-the-counter (OTC) allergy medication roster, Nasacort Allergy 24HR Nasal Spray. Now available in stores nationwide, Nasacort...

2014-04-09 08:28:45

PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, received FDA approval of Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5% and 10%, to dilate the pupil on March 21, 2013. There is no longer a need to continue using unapproved versions of Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, as Paragon BioTeck's FDA approved Phenylephrine...

2014-04-08 16:23:42

Legislation Would Target Meth Criminals WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded Tennessee state Representative Tony Shipley (R-Kingsport) after his legislation--House Bill 1257--passed out of the Tennessee House of Representatives. The bill, which passed the Senate last week and the House just last night, would implement a real-time, drug offender block list in Tennessee. The measure now heads to Governor Haslam...

2014-03-28 16:22:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today applauded the South Dakota Legislature, Governor Dennis Daugaard, and Attorney General Marty Jackley for adopting Senate Bill 24, legislation that will implement a real-time, stop-sale pseudoephedrine-tracking system known as the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx). NPLEx is a proven tool in the fight against methamphetamine production that has blocked tens of thousands of illegal...

2014-03-07 23:03:11

Homeopathic Product Suites Provide Temporary Relief for Seasonal Allergies, Fatigue and Nervous Tension Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Heel Inc. – a pharmaceutical company, which makes homeopathic medicines from ingredients found in nature – today announced the introduction of the ClearLife™ allergy relief and WellMind™ calming and alertness aid brands at Natural Products Expo West. More information on the products and a store locator can be found at...

2014-03-03 23:01:27

Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, chief of dermatology at Children’s National Health System, and two medical students working with him identified improper sales of antibiotics without prescriptions in neighborhood grocery stores in the Washington, DC, area. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Scott A. Norton, MD, MPH, chief of dermatology at Children’s National Health System, and two medical students working with him identified improper sales of antibiotics without prescriptions in...

2014-02-18 16:26:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement after the West Virginia State Senate passed Senate Bill 6--legislation that would require all citizens to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying safe and effective cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE)--medicines like Advil Cold & Sinus, Claritin-D, Mucinex D and Sudafed. The bill now heads to the House of Delegates for...

2014-02-10 08:26:18

Number of Insured Commercial Lives in the U.S. with Coverage for BELVIQ® Now Exceeds 50 Percent WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. reported today that it has secured improved patient access of BELVIQ® (lorcaserin HCl) with two leading healthcare benefit companies: CVS Caremark and Aetna. CVS Caremark customers (employers and health plans) have broadened the coverage of Eisai's BELVIQ, according to Fingertip Formulary, an integrated database of formulary...

2014-01-22 12:26:08

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennessee State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) today issued the following statement in response to the recently released economic impact study conducted by Dr. Martin Kennedy of Informa Economics. The study found that a statewide prescription mandate for medicine containing pseudoephedrine could bring substantial additional costs to the state of Tennessee and its residents. "Dr. Kennedy's study underscores what many in the...

2014-01-16 16:24:12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) today released the following statement after Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam unveiled new legislation that would limit law-abiding consumers' access to popular nonprescription cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine (PSE). The governor's bill would reduce the amount of PSE-based medicines consumers can buy to 2.4 grams for a 30-day period, or 28.8 grams per year--a reduction...