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2008-11-12 15:00:26

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a privately owned, specialty pharmaceutical company, today unveiled a key component in the nation's fight against opioid abuse. Its new drug delivery platform, NoBuse(TM), offers a technology by which companies can deliver effective pain relief or ADHD products that are nearly impervious to abuse. In the United States, narcotic pain relievers have fueled a dangerous epidemic. One in five teens has abused a prescription pain...

2008-11-03 15:00:21

WARREN, N.J. and OXFORDSHIRE, England, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, the developers of PharmFilm(R) technology and a drug delivery company specializing in dissolving thin film pharmaceutical products, and Midatech Group Ltd, a world leader in the production and application of synthetically produced nanoparticles, announced today a partnership to develop new drug formulations combining biocompatible nanocells and PharmFilm delivery technologies. Under terms of the agreement, MonoSol Rx...

2008-08-04 09:01:05

WARREN, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, a specialty pharmaceutical company leveraging its proprietary drug delivery technology to develop thin film pharmaceutical products, today announced the completion of pilot product development for its thin film formulation of escitalopram oxalate, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Escitalopram oxalate is indicated for depression and generalized anxiety disorders and is marketed under the brand name Lexapro(R). Lexapro generated sales...

2008-06-17 09:01:14

WARREN, N.J. and PORTAGE, Ind., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MonoSol Rx, a drug delivery company specializing in dissolving thin film pharmaceutical products, and Strativa Pharmaceuticals, the proprietary products division of a wholly owned subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. , announced today that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement under which Strativa has acquired the U.S. commercialization rights to the thin film formulation of ondansetron from MonoSol Rx....

2008-06-17 09:01:14

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Strativa Pharmaceuticals, the proprietary products division of a wholly owned subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. , and MonoSol Rx today announced that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement under which Strativa has acquired the commercialization rights in the United States and its territories to the thin film formulation of ondansetron from MonoSol Rx, a leader in oral thin film technology. Ondansetron...

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2008-06-10 14:10:05

Using the same concept behind commercial breath-freshening strips, a Temple University researcher has developed a new, easier method for clinical taste testing.Greg Smutzer, director of the Laboratory of Gustatory Psychophysics in the Biology Department of Temple's College of Science and Technology, has created taste strips similar to breath-freshening strips, but these edible strips contain one of the five basic tastes that are detected by humans "” sweet, sour, salty, bitter and...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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