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2008-08-05 06:00:46

Lannett Company, a manufacturer of generic pharmaceutical products, has received approvals from the FDA of its abbreviated new drug applications for doxycycline tablets, 75mg and 150mg, the generic equivalent of Adoxa marketed by Par Pharmaceutical. Doxycycline is indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, acne, gonorrhea, chlamydia, periodontitis and others. Arthur Bedrosian, president and CEO of Lannett, said: "The approvals of doxycycline...

2008-07-29 03:01:19

MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- MediGene AG (Frankfurt:MDG) announced that the European Commission has acted on the recommendation by the European regulatory authority EMEA of April 2008, and granted marketing authorization for the drug Oracea(r) for the treatment of rosacea. The regulatory authorities in the individual countries are to implement this decision within 30 days by granting domestic approvals. The first domestic approvals for Oracea(r) will be...

2008-06-30 09:03:37

Pfizer Animal Health has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Convenia(R) (cefovecin sodium), the first and only antibiotic for dogs and cats available in a single veterinarian-administered injectable dose. Convenia provides up to 14 days of antibiotic treatment in a single dose for the most common skin infections in dogs and cats - the No. 1 reason pets are prescribed antibiotics.(1) By relieving pet owners of the often impractical responsibility of giving...

2008-06-24 02:29:22

ST. DAVID'S, Bermuda, June 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq:WCRX) announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a 150 mg strength of DORYX(r) (doxycycline hyclate) Delayed-Release Tablets. DORYX Delayed-Release Tablets are a tetracycline-class oral antibiotic indicated for adjunctive treatment of severe acne. DORYX Delayed-Release Tablets contain enteric-coated pellets of doxycycline hyclate which do not release until they reach the...

2008-06-17 09:01:13

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., and BOSTON, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (FSMA) and Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced they have extended and significantly expanded their joint research and development collaboration to develop a drug candidate for the treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the leading genetically inherited cause of death of children under the age of two years. The collaboration is focused on optimizing and advancing into the clinic a novel...

2007-05-05 03:00:11

By Finsterer, Josef; Kuntscher, Dagmar; Brunner, Simon; Krugluger, Walter Abstract Objective. The association of pseudotumor cerebri, visual impairment, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and a hypercoagulable state due to a factor V and a prothrombin mutation has not been reported previously. Case report. A 20-year-old obese woman developed menstrual cycle irregularities since age 14 years, initially bitemporal and latter diffuse headache since age 14 years, and...

2005-06-28 17:23:48

A tetracycline antibiotic, doxycycline, has been successfully used to treat a wide-range of bacterial infections. In addition to its effects as an antibiotic, doxycycline has other actions as a drug and, in laboratory studies with animals and with human tissue, can inhibit the degradation of cartilage in a way that could be useful for the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA). OA is a common form of arthritis associated with pain and disability related to the breakdown of cartilage, the tissue in...


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2011-04-14 14:43:25

Bacillus anthracis is a Gram-positive spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium, with a width of 1-1.2µm and a length of 3-5µm. It can grow in aerobic or anaerobic conditions. It is the only known bacterium to synthesize a protein capsule and the only pathogenic bacterium to carry its own adenylyl cyclase virulence factor. They form oval spores located centrally in a non-swollen sporangium. These spores are highly resilient and can survive extreme temperatures, low-nutrient environments, and...

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