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2011-08-16 14:19:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new strengths for three-month administration of Lupron Depot-PED ® (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) for the treatment of children with central precocious puberty (CPP). CPP is a condition that causes children to enter puberty too soon, resulting in the development and progression of secondary sex characteristics...

2011-06-20 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new 45 mg for six-month administration formulation of Lupron Depot® (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension), a medication used for the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. "Lupron Depot is an important treatment option for many patients with advanced prostate cancer," said Eugene Sun, M.D., vice president, Global...

2010-03-11 14:08:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the supplemental new drug application (sNDA) of a new six-month 45-mg formulation of Lupron®( ) Depot (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) for use in the palliative treatment of advanced prostate cancer. Palliative treatment helps to relieve symptoms associated with advanced prostate cancer. Lupron Depot works by suppressing the production of the...

2009-12-04 08:07:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs. Neal Shore and E. David Crawford presented results for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) recurrence from the additional analysis of secondary end points of biochemical recurrence rate in a Phase III pivotal study of FIRMAGON® (monthly degarelix for injection) or monthly leuprolide in prostate cancer patients during the first year of treatment. Prostate cancer patients who received FIRMAGON 240/80 mg/month had a recurrence rate of...

2009-11-10 14:24:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that its privately held Indian subsidiary, Matrix Laboratories Limited, has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Lansoprazole Delayed-release (DR) Capsules, 15 mg and 30 mg. This product is shipping immediately and will be sold under the Mylan Pharmaceuticals brand. Lansoprazole DR Capsules are the generic version of...

2009-08-04 07:55:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the trade name FIRMAGON(R) (degarelix for injection) for its prostate cancer treatment previously marketed under the generic name degarelix. FIRMAGON is a new injectable gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist indicated for patients with advanced prostate cancer. Since initial market introduction under the generic name degarelix,...

2009-05-14 06:00:00

- This approval will provide greater convenience and broader access to an effective treatment option to the 50 million Americans(1) suffering from frequent heartburn - Once-daily, prescription-strength Prevacid(R) 24HR is the first OTC proton pump inhibitor approved for the treatment of frequent heartburn in the US since 2003 - Prescription-strength Prevacid 24HR treats frequent heartburn for a full 24 hours BASEL, Switzerland, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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