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2013-07-31 23:18:37

David P. Skoner, MD, of Allegheny General Hospital was chosen to represent the opinions of major national allergy medicine societies in opposing the over-the-counter sale of triamcinolone acetonide (Nasacort) to kids and adults. Silver Spring, Md. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 David P. Skoner, MD, Director of the Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Department of Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), will testify today before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in opposition to...

2011-07-11 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announced the launch of Trianex(TM) 0.05% (Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment), a prescription topical corticosteroid offering the feel of a cream with the strength of an ointment. Trianex(TM) combines triamcinolone, the No. 1 prescribed type of topical corticosteroid,(1) with a pleasing cream-like base to relieve inflammation and itching in skin conditions that respond to treatment with corticosteroids,...

2011-06-15 08:13:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that its partner Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA) (previously Barr Laboratories Inc.) has begun shipping Triamcinolone Acetonide Nasal Spray. Perrigo's partner Teva was the first applicant to file a complete ANDA with a Paragraph IV certification for Nasacort AQ and will be launching the product with 180 days of generic exclusivity. The Hatch Waxman litigation between Teva...

2011-05-25 00:30:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today results of two pivotal Phase III trials in patients with severe gouty arthritis, showing that ACZ885 (canakinumab) provided superior pain relief and reduced the risk of suffering new attacks by up to 68% compared to an injectable steroid (triamcinolone acetonide, TA) used to treat gouty arthritis attacks(1,2). ACZ885 is an investigational fully human monoclonal antibody. The studies involved more than 450 gouty...

2009-12-28 09:40:00

Treatment not yet ready for 'general use' due to side effects Researchers led by specialists at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute have found that injecting a corticosteroid, triamcinolone, directly into the eye may slow the progression of proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes that frequently leads to blindness. Authors of the study caution, however, that because use of steroids in the eye may increase the risk of glaucoma and cataract, laser photocoagulation...

2008-10-06 21:00:11

Thai researchers suggest patients on allergy medicine are better served when they adjust their dose to symptoms. The researchers found the effectiveness of intranasal corticosteroids -- a drug that reduces swelling and secretions in the nose -- could be achieved with three-quarters of the usually recommended daily dosage when patients were instructed how to vary the daily dosage in response to severity of symptoms. This new approach to dosing could help prevent the problem of increased...

2008-09-23 03:00:27

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray (triamcinolone acetonide) for children aged 2-5 years old for the treatment of nasal symptoms associated with seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. The FDA based its approval on the results of a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study demonstrating that Nasacort AQ can be used safely and effectively...

2008-08-12 03:01:02

SurModics has announced that Merck & Co has decided to suspend enrollment of new patients in the Phase IIb study that is intended to evaluate the safety and efficacy of SurModics's I-vation triamcinolone acetonide in patients with diabetic macular edema. Merck has informed the company that, in light of results reported in a recently published study comparing laser treatment and intravitreal injections of triamcinolone acetonide in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME), it is...


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