Navigation Links
FDA Panel Finds OTC Cold Remedies Effective
Date:12/14/2007

nd increase blood pressure."

Barrett is concerned that if the dose of phenylephrine is too high, it will result in increased blood pressure and other cardiac side effects.

"If applied to tens of thousands of people, you will get cardiac arrhythmias, some of them fatal," Barrett said. "The FDA may need to see studies of tens of thousands of people to see the severity of side effects, and the drug companies may not have the money to do that."

More information

For more about colds and flu, visit the American Lung Association.



SOURCES: Leslie Hendeles, Pharm.D., professor, pharmacy and pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville; Bruce Barrett, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor, family medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Dec. 14, 2007, statement, Consumer Healthcare Products Association; Associated Press


'/>"/>
Copyright©2007 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Virginia Tech Review Panel Calls For Reform of Mental Health Treatment Law
2. CryoCor Invited to Participate in FDA Advisory Panel Meeting on Atrial Fibrillation
3. Patient Safety Authority Board of Directors Names Infection Advisory Panel
4. Partners Rx Chief Pharmacy Officer, Richard Bullard on Panel Discussion at the Fall 2007 Managed Markets Summit (MMS) in Phoenix, AZ.
5. Billians HealthDATA GM Speaking on Dreamforce 07 Panel
6. FDA Panel Recommends Approval of SyntheMeds REPEL-CV(R) Adhesion Barrier for Pediatric Patients
7. Abaxis Announces New Waived Kidney Check Panel Exclusively for Imaging and Radiology Centers
8. Health Courts Critic to be Featured Speaker at Wyoming Patient Safety Panel
9. FDA Panel Mulls Ban on Kids Cold Medicines
10. FDA Panel Weighs Ban on Kids Cold Medicines
11. FDA Panel Recommends Ban on Cold Medicines for Kids
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
FDA Panel Finds OTC Cold Remedies Effective
(Date:4/17/2014)... new pain relief targets that could be used ... at King,s College London made the discovery when ... periphery of the body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio ... underlying pain generation and our findings could help ... , One potential side effect of some chemotherapy ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Doctors who treat patients with ... (LAM) can face an agonizing treatment decision. , ... disease and help relieve shortness of breath. But ... sirolimus can cause potentially fatal complications following transplantation. ... Daniel Dilling, medical director of Loyola University Medical ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have ... consumption in an experimental model. The findings, reported ... Alcohol Abuse , may lead to more effective ... is one of the leading causes of illness ... negative economic impact by limiting the productivity of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 2014) Population Council scientists and their partners have found ... can prevent the transmission of multiple sexually transmitted infections ... HIV, herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2), and human papillomavirus ... that the gel is effective against multiple strains of ... vagina against all three viruses of at least eight ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New pain relief targets discovered 2Health News:CU researchers discover target for treating dengue fever 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:BUSM researchers find anti-seizure drug may reduce alcohol consumption 2Health News:Animal study provides first evidence that gel can prevent multiple virus transmission in vagina/rectum 2
... are inadequate in countries with high rates of multi-drug ... MDR-TB, patients are nearly twice as likely to fail ... rates, according to a new analysis of World Health ... TB treatment regimens need to updated and revised to ...
... completion of health risk assessment resulted in a 65% employee completion rate; ... ... 1, 2008 -- Employers are increasingly using incentives as the carrot to ... brief from HealthFitness (OTC BB: HFIT) zeros in on the use of ...
... Nearly six million people in the UK have had self-inflicted DIY disasters. ... home insurance as a result. , ... Cardiff, UK (PRWEB) August 1, ... disasters, according to Confused.com - the UK,s leading insurance price comparison site., ...
... in the document scanning industry, announced that its ... http://www.imagedocusa.com . The site introduces a ... businesses to "Go Paperless!" ImageDoc USA, headquartered ... and has created a reputation as a niche ...
... World Vision calls for action to protect, care for children impacted by ... HIV and AIDS, ... ... Aug. 1 A leading humanitarian agency has,today warned that the world,s biggest conference on ...
... shows that cannabinoid cell surface receptor CB1 plays a ... the Aug. 1 edition of the journal Cancer ... and nausea, elevating mood and stimulating appetite by serving ... signaling molecules. It now may serve as a new ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Strategies to control TB outdated, inadequate 2Health News:HealthFitness Guides Incentives Strategy to Spark Participation in American Electric Power's Employee Health and Wellness Initiative New Issue Brief Highlights AEP program, Outlines Elements for Success 2Health News:HealthFitness Guides Incentives Strategy to Spark Participation in American Electric Power's Employee Health and Wellness Initiative New Issue Brief Highlights AEP program, Outlines Elements for Success 3Health News:DIY Disasters Cost the Average Brit 669.58, Says Confused.com* 2Health News:DIY Disasters Cost the Average Brit 669.58, Says Confused.com* 3Health News:ImageDoc USA, Inc. Launches "Go Paperless!" Website 2Health News:International AIDS Conference an 'Expensive Talking Shop' Unless More Done for Children 2Health News:International AIDS Conference an 'Expensive Talking Shop' Unless More Done for Children 3Health News:Turned-off cannabinoid receptor turns on colorectal tumor growth 2Health News:Turned-off cannabinoid receptor turns on colorectal tumor growth 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... Quebec , Jan. 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, ... announced that the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino ... the previously announced tender offer by its indirect wholly-owned ... outstanding shares of common stock of Solta Medical, Inc. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014 HeartWare International, ... innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that ... announced that it expects revenues for the fourth quarter ... full-year 2013 revenues to approximately $208 million. ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... -- Acumed,s new SLIC Screw System - a jointed ... place and insert the screw accurately - offers surgeons ... repair or reconstruction as it holds the bones reduced ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ) The SLIC Screw is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3
... Pharma market research thought leaders are discovering new ways ... the pharmaceutical industry. The last twelve months has shown ... market research is no exception. But those who are ... will certainly rise to be the new leaders of tomorrow. ...
... Nov. 11 VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS ) today announced ... the company at the Lazard Capital Markets 6th Annual Healthcare Conference. ... in New York, NY on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 1:45 ... presentation will be available at http://ir.vivus.com . , ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Executives Reveal Secrets to Capitalize on New Developments in Pharmaceutical Marketing Research 2VIVUS to Present at Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference 2
... three preferred cardiac markers are ... immunoassay system. Cardiac Troponin I ... very high sensitivity and specificity ... appears very soon following AMI. ...
IRMA kit for detection of the cardiac marker Myoglobin...
... For the quantitative determination of myoglobin ... Myoglobin ELISA test is based on the ... assay. The assay system utilizes a unique ... determinant on the myoglobin molecule. Mouse monoclonal ...
... Prolactin ELISA kit is used for the ... or plasma. Human prolactin (lactogenic hormone) is ... molecular weight of approximately 23,000 daltons. The ... phase direct sandwich ELISA method. The samples ...
Medicine Products: