"We believe Caldolor can fill an unmet need in the hospital market in South Korea, and look forward to communicating its benefits to the medical community here," said Hong Kee Lee, Representative Director for DB Pharm Korea. "Cumberland's strong clinical data and profile for use of the product should help facilitate regulatory approval and encourage widespread hospital use in our country."
A recently published study in Volume 31, Number 9 of the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Therapeutics, entitled "A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Intravenous Ibuprofen for the Management of Postoperative Pain in Adults," concluded that postoperative patients receiving Caldolor required less narcotic and experienced less pain compared to patients receiving morphine alone. The World Health Organization has recommended a multi-modal approach to pain management, with non-opioid analgesics such as ibuprofen recommended as first-line treatment.(1)
In October 2009, Cumberland Pharmaceuticals entered into an agreement with Phebra Pty Ltd. for commercialization of Caldolor in Australia and New Zealand. The Company also has an agreement with Alveda Pharmaceuticals Inc. to make the product available in Canada. Cumberland handles commercialization of Caldolor in the United States.
SOURCE: Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Caldolor is indicated for the management of mild to moderate pain and management of moderate to severe pain as an adjunct to opioid analgesics, and for the reduction of fever in adults. It is the first FDA approved intravenous therapy for fever. Caldolor is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to ibuprofen or other NSAIDs, patients with asthma, urticaria, or allergic type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Caldolor is contraindica
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