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2012-03-05 08:00:00

On February 8th, 2012 the U.S. FDA issued a warning on drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) — including Prilosec - that might increase the risk of a type of chronic diarrhea and lead to severe intestinal problems and, in rare cases, death. Prilosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) prescribed to treat acid reflux, stomach ulcers and other conditions. Moreover, in May 2010, the FDA announced that the safety labeling for proton pump inhibitors would be updated to include information...

2012-01-25 04:44:15

Children without symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux whose asthma was being poorly controlled with anti-inflammatory treatment did not have an improvement in symptoms or lung function with the added treatment of the proton pump inhibitor lansoprazole, compared to patients who received placebo, according to a study in the January 25 issue of JAMA. Use of lansoprazole was associated with increased adverse events. "Asthma and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) disease are both common disorders in...

2012-01-18 19:57:56

Oseltamivir. Esomeprazole. Trastuzumab. Where do drugs get those odd-sounding generic names? The answers are in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, which explains the logic behind the tongue-twisters. C&EN Associate Editor Carmen Drahl explains that until 1961 there was no standard for assigning drugs generic names, which are different from brand names like...

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...

2011-08-10 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...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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