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2014-02-11 16:25:38

First liquid formulation clozapine for treatment-resistant schizophrenia DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced U.S. commercial availability of Versacloz(TM) (clozapine, USP) oral suspension, the first and only oral suspension clozapine for severely ill treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients or those at risk of recurrent suicidal behavior with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. "We are pleased to offer patients with...

2014-02-07 23:01:26

The Firm is evaluating Risperdal lawsuits on behalf of men and boys who allegedly developed gynecomastia, or male breast growth, due to their use of the atypical antipsychotic medication. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 With Risperdal lawsuits (http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/ ) continuing to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the publication of yet another report detailing a rise in pediatric use of Risperdal and other...

2014-01-16 23:00:27

http://www.DrugNews.net is the web’s premier source for prescription drug warnings, research, side effects and legal news. Visit the DrugNews Center today. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The medication safety advocates at DrugNews.net are announcing updated information for patients and parents of those who have taken the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Court documents show patients alleging the drug caused abnormal breast growth have asked a judge to unseal data from Risperdal...

2013-08-22 10:29:47

Prescribing of "atypical" antipsychotic medications to children and young adults with behavioral problems or mood disorders may put them at unnecessary risk for type 2 diabetes, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center study shows. Young people using medications like risperidone, quetiapine, aripiprazol and olanzapine led to a threefold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes within the first year of taking the drug, according to the study published Aug. 21 in the journal JAMA...

2012-11-28 11:18:28

In older adults, antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed off-label for a number of disorders outside of their Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved indications — schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The largest number of antipsychotic prescriptions in older adults is for behavioral disturbances associated with dementia, some of which carry FDA warnings on prescription information for these drugs. In a new study — led by researchers at the University of California, San...

2012-08-13 22:05:26

Finding provides new drug development opportunity in this hard-to-treat disease Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine may have discovered why certain drugs to treat schizophrenia are ineffective in some patients. Published online in Nature Neuroscience, the research will pave the way for a new class of drugs to help treat this devastating mental illness, which impacts one percent of the world's population, 30 percent of whom do not respond to currently available treatments. A...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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