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2014-07-15 08:28:37

WAYNE, Pa. and PORTO, Portugal, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BIAL, a research based international pharmaceutical company, and moksha8, a leading specialty pharmaceutical company in Latin America, announced today an exclusive license for the commercialization of eslicarbazepine acetate (Zebinix® / (Exalief®) in Brazil and Mexico for the treatment of epilepsy. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases, affecting 70 million worldwide and up to 5 million people in Latin America...

2014-07-11 08:24:53

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. (Sunovion) today announced that Health Canada approved APTIOM(TM) (eslicarbazepine acetate) for use as a once-daily adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy who are not satisfactorily controlled with conventional therapy. APTIOM(TM) is not indicated for use in patients under 18 years of age. Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders and...

2014-06-30 08:31:21

First Branded Product in CNS Portfolio Now Available MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. (Upsher-Smith), today announced that Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules is now available to patients in the United States. Qudexy(TM) XR is a once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth pharmacokinetic (PK) profile. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March 2014...

2014-06-25 12:29:20

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company exploring drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules announces today that it has received a research grant from the Ontario Brain Institute for its Lorazepam Spray development. The grant was issued for the purpose to study the administration of a...

2014-06-25 10:19:51

University of California - Irvine Noninvasive diagnostic technique could greatly enhance use of preventive therapies A newly discovered biomarker – visible in brain scans for hours after febrile seizures – predicts which individuals will subsequently develop epilepsy, according to UC Irvine researchers. This diagnostic ability could lead to improved use of preventive therapies for the disorder. A team led by Dr. Tallie Z. Baram found that rats exhibiting this novel signal in...

2014-06-17 12:28:18

SALT LAKE CITY and TORONTO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EastGate Acquisitions Corporation (OTCBB: ESAQ), an emerging pharmaceutical company exploring drug delivery innovations in the development of improved novel formulations and alternative dosage forms of existing biologically active molecules expands on its pharmaceutical research and development plans. EastGate has entered into a working collaboration with Dr. Peter Carlen, leading neurologist at Toronto Western Hospital,...

2014-06-17 08:26:35

Recently FDA Approved Qudexy(TM) XR Offers a New Treatment Option for Managing Specific Seizure Types MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.'s, Phase 3 study of USL255, Qudexy(TM) XR (topiramate) extended-release capsules, a proprietary, once-daily, broad-spectrum antiepileptic drug specifically engineered to deliver a smooth pharmacokinetic (PK) profile, were published in the June issue of Epilepsia, a leading, authoritative...

2014-04-29 16:59:13

A graduate student in Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, and two of his undergraduate trainees, were selected by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present their original research on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Wesley Kerr, whose graduate studies will be completed in the UCLA Department of Biomathematics, and his trainees, Akash Patel and Sarah Barritt, will present their poster entitled "Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Epilepsy Using Clinical...

2014-04-29 16:31:05

USL261 Demonstrates Promising PK, PD and Safety Profiles in Patients with Epilepsy PHILADELPHIA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., (Upsher-Smith) today announced that Phase I data for USL261 (investigational intranasal midazolam) in patients with epilepsy were presented at the 66(th)( )Annual American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting in Philadelphia. The results demonstrated that USL261 at a single dose of up to 7.5 mg was rapidly absorbed and exhibited a...

2014-04-23 09:42:49

Although some studies have suggested that the drug lorazepam may be more effective or safer than the drug diazepam in treating a type of epileptic seizures among children, a randomized trial finds that lorazepam is not better at stopping seizures compared to diazepam, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. Status epilepticus is a prolonged epileptic seizure or seizures that occurs approximately 10,000 times in children annually in the United States....


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