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2011-03-09 14:07:33

A study from Karolinska Institutet has shown that the body's ability to break down medicines may be closely related to exposure to sunlight, and thus may vary with the seasons. The findings offer a completely new model to explain individual differences in the effects of drugs, and how the surroundings can influence the body's ability to deal with toxins. The study will be published in the scientific journal Drug Metabolism & Disposition and is based on nearly 70,000 analyses from...

2011-02-11 14:29:00

Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients. The test, called QMS Everolimus Immunoassay, monitors the blood level of everolimus, a drug that helps prevent rejection in kidney transplants. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO)...

2011-01-06 06:00:00

HORSHOLM, Denmark, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeCycle Pharma A/S (OMX: LCP) has announced positive top-line results from a Phase 2 clinical trial involving 58 patients comparing LCP-Tacro(TM) tablets administered once-daily versus Prograf® (tacrolimus) capsules (Astellas Pharma) administered twice-daily in de novo liver transplant patients for one year. These data confirm the previous positive experience with LCP-Tacro(TM) in stable kidney and liver transplant patients...

2011-01-06 06:00:00

HORSHOLM, Denmark, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeCycle Pharma A/S (OMX: LCP) has as of November 23, 2010 completed its fully subscribed rights offering of 395,974,671 new shares at DKK 1.20 per share. The company raised gross proceeds of DKK 475 million (approximately $85 million) and net proceeds of approximately DKK 442 million (approximately $79 million). The funds will be used primarily to complete the Phase 3 program of LCP-Tacro. LCP-Tacro is a once-daily formulation of the...

2010-09-21 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Tacrolimus Capsules, 0.5 mg, 1 mg and 5 mg, the generic version of Astellas' Prograf® Capsules, a treatment to prevent rejection in people who have received certain organ transplants. Tacrolimus Capsules had U.S....

2010-08-24 06:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- 3SBio Inc. ("3SBio") (Nasdaq: SSRX), a leading China-based biotechnology company focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing biopharmaceutical products and Isotechnika Pharma Inc. ("Isotechnika") (TSX: ISA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of immune modulating therapeutics, today announced the signing of a development and commercialization agreement for voclosporin, a next...

2010-07-28 02:00:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and TOKYO, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Regeneron"; Nasdaq: REGN) and Astellas Pharma Inc. ("Astellas"; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President & CEO: Masafumi Nogimori) announced today that Astellas has extended through 2023 the non-exclusive license agreement that allows Astellas to utilize Regeneron's VelocImmune® technology in its internal research programs to discover fully human monoclonal antibody product...

2010-07-02 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration on its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Tacrolimus 5 mg capsules, the generic equivalent to Astellas' Prograf® capsules. Watson intends to begin shipping the product immediately. Prograf ® 5 mg had total U.S....

2010-06-24 16:17:11

C2 monitoring and age are key factors Researchers at Erasmus MC University Medical Centre in The Netherlands found that cyclosporine treatment is a significant risk factor for the development of de novo cancer in liver transplant patients. Full details appear in the July issue of Liver Transplantation, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). The 1-year survival rate after liver transplantation has dramatically...

2010-03-04 10:12:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. announced today that KAPIDEX(TM) (dexlansoprazole) will be marketed in the United States under the new product trade name DEXILANT(TM) (dexlansoprazole). The product is indicated for heartburn associated with symptomatic non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the healing of erosive esophagitis (EE) and the maintenance of healed EE. After receiving reports of dispensing errors between KAPIDEX...


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