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2009-03-11 11:00:00

IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung and with it arrives the onset of unrelenting allergy symptoms which for many, will persist throughout the season into summer. For over 40 million Americans in search of allergy relief this season, a solution can't come fast enough. This year, experts predict pollen counts will reach all-time highs due to global warming. Fortunately, there is new hope for sufferers. Chloraseptic(R) Allergen Block and Little Allergies(R) Allergen...

2009-03-11 08:00:00

Fluticasone Propionate Nasal Spray (FLONASE(R)) will be the first product marketed under this arrangement MASON, Ohio, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasco Laboratories, announced today it has entered into a marketing and distribution agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK). FLONASE(R) (fluticasone propionate) Nasal Spray is the first product to be marketed under this agreement. Prasco, as GSK's agent and on GSK's behalf, will solicit orders for, and distribute Fluticasone Propionate Nasal...

2009-03-02 10:58:27

Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may help protect against respiratory inflammation that causes conditions like asthma, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, said that the naturally occurring compound found in broccoli -- sulforaphane -- and other cruciferous vegetables may help protect against respiratory inflammation that causes conditions such as asthma, allergic rhinitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This is one of the first...

2009-03-02 07:00:00

Simple Steps Can Make a Big Difference in Managing Indoor and Outdoor Allergies ATLANTA and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As this year's spring nasal allergy season quickly approaches, people living with nasal allergies should take steps to manage their symptoms and ward-off allergens before they hit home. To help the nation's estimated 40 million nasal allergy sufferers prepare for the spring nasal allergy season, UCB and sanofi-aventis have enlisted a team of indoor...

2009-01-27 07:00:00

Allergy Product in New Bubble Gum Flavor for Ages Two Years and Older FT. WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., today announced the availability of Children's ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Bubble Gum Syrup, a new sugar-free, dye-free bubble gum flavor product used to treat perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, also known as upper respiratory allergies, in children ages two years and older. Children's ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Bubble Gum Syrup...

2009-01-22 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritage Pharma, Inc. announced today that it has initiated a dose-ranging Phase 2b clinical trial to evaluate oral viscous budesonide (OVB) for the treatment of children and adolescents with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus. EoE can cause difficulty in swallowing and heartburn, and in severe cases it can lead to food impaction (food getting stuck in the esophagus) and in children, a failure to thrive (poor...

2009-01-20 14:21:23

Taking one grass pollen tablet every day can alleviate hay fever and asthma in children. These are the results of a study by medical experts in the team led by Prof. Dr. Albrecht Bufe (Experimental Pneumology) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The study was carried out jointly with national colleagues and featured 253 children. Under this particular treatment, asthma symptoms declined by 64% and hay fever symptoms by 24%. The results are published in the current issue of the Journal of...

2009-01-15 07:00:00

ASTEPRO(TM) (azelastine hydrochloride) Nasal Spray Hits U.S. Pharmacies SOMERSET, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This allergy season, a new medication is available to manage the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, a condition that impacts as many as 40 million people in the United States. ASTEPRO Nasal Spray contains azelastine in a unique vehicle formulated for enhanced patient benefits. Azelastine is the active ingredient in ASTELIN(R) (azelastine hydrochloride), a leading...

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2009-01-14 14:42:47

Following an investigation, federal health officials claim to have found no link between asthma drugs, such as Merck and Co. Inc.'s Singulair and an increased risk of suicide. The FDA announced on Tuesday that investigations are ongoing, but officials have discovered no link between the drugs and behavioral problems. "We have finished our analyses of all the data the companies submitted," said FDA spokeswoman Karen Riley. "But that doesn't mean we have closed the book on suicidality." In late...

2009-01-06 09:00:00

Lead candidate on track for IND submission first half of 2009. SAN DIEGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced AM211, Amira's internally discovered oral drug candidate for the treatment and control of inflammatory and allergic diseases linked to the arachidonic acid pathway, is on target for submission of an IND to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by mid-2009 following the successful completion of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) toxicity studies. AM211 is...


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