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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,...

2011-06-08 08:53:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announced today that it was honored with the prestigious Distribution Industry Award for Notable Achievements in Healthcare (DIANA) presented by the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA). The award was for the "Best Branded Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturer with Sales to Healthcare Distributors of Less Than $300 Million." The HDMA presented the award at a celebration recognizing leading...

2011-04-11 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories today announced the presentation of data indicating that once daily administration of USL255, a proprietary extended-release (ER) formulation of the epilepsy medication topiramate, was associated with less fluctuation in topiramate plasma levels compared to immediate-release (IR) topiramate administered twice daily in healthy volunteers. These data were presented Monday, April 11 at the American Academy of...

2011-02-24 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tina Fehr, AmLactin® senior product manager, accepts the American Academy of Dermatology's 2011 Gold Triangle Award from Academy President, William D. James, on behalf of Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., Maple Grove, MN, and The Reilly Group Communications, Inc. for their winning entry, www.LittleRedBumps.com, the website devoted to soft, silky skin. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110224/CG53738) SOURCE...

2011-02-16 18:58:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., of Maple Grove, Minnesota is voluntarily recalling one lot (lot #284081) of Jantoven® Warfarin Sodium, USP, 3mg Tablets, an anticoagulant with an expiration date of September 2012, NDC # 0832-1214-00. The company is initiating the recall as a precautionary measure after a single bottle labeled as Jantoven® Warfarin Sodium, USP, 3mg Tablets was found to contain tablets at a...

2011-02-07 10:32:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announces the launch of Nexa(TM) Select Rx prenatal vitamin, the newest addition to the Nexa(TM) Prenatal Vitamin Family. Nexa(TM) Select contains plant-based DHA (325 mg) and Vitamin D3 (800 IU). Its advanced formulation offers more plant-based DHA than any other single gel capsule Rx prenatal vitamin taken once a day. Many experts recommend a DHA intake of at least 200 to 300 mg per day for women during...

2010-12-06 09:21:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented yesterday showed that USL255, a novel extended-release (ER) formulation of topiramate, was associated with less fluctuation in topiramate plasma levels than immediate-release (IR) topiramate in healthy volunteers. These and other findings from the USL255 early development program were presented Sunday, Dec. 5, at the 64th annual American Epilepsy Society (AES) meeting in San Antonio, TX. USL255, developed by Upsher-Smith...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- People who are searching for a niacin dietary supplement to support heart health with less potential for flushing can turn to Slo-Niacin®. Trusted by healthcare professionals for more than 20 years, Slo-Niacin® is a niacin supplement that has been shown in clinical studies to boost "good" cholesterol (HDL). "Slo-Niacin® features a unique patented polygel® system that...

2010-11-09 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. today announced the addition of an open-label extension study to PREVAIL, its global Phase III clinical trial for USL255 (extended-release topiramate). An internally developed program for the adjunctive treatment of adult epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures, USL255 is designed to provide convenient once-daily dosing and reduce fluctuations in topiramate blood levels observed with currently available...

2010-08-23 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. to market Vagifem® (estradiol vaginal tablets) 10 mcg. Under the terms of the agreement, Upsher-Smith will exclusively market Vagifem® 10 mcg to physicians in the U.S. beginning August 2 through the company's existing field sales force. Novo Nordisk introduced Vagifem® 10...


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