Navigation Links
Roche Statement Regarding Tamiflu U.S. Label Revision
Date:3/4/2008

NUTLEY, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche has informed healthcare professionals that the prescribing information for Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) has been updated to reflect recommendations made by the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee at a November 27, 2007 meeting regarding neuropsychiatric events. The revision is an update to a label change made in November of 2006 and includes information that influenza itself has been associated with a variety of neuropsychiatric events and that these reports appear to be uncommon.

The changes to the label reflect observations from a growing body of data, which shows no evidence of a causal relationship between Tamiflu and the reported events. The data shows that these neuropsychiatric adverse events also occurred in flu patients who were not taking Tamiflu. In fact, emerging evidence suggests that influenza itself may cause neuropsychiatric adverse events. In addition to clinical trials conducted prior to the approval of Tamiflu by the FDA, extensive post-marketing studies have been conducted and additional research is underway by Roche, Chugai and the Japanese health authority.

Roche agrees that it is important that healthcare professionals and patients know that all children with flu should be monitored, regardless of whether they are taking an antiviral medication. If any sign of unusual behavior is observed, a healthcare professional should be contacted immediately.

Antivirals like Tamiflu play an important role in the prevention and treatment of influenza. Tamiflu has been used by more than 48 million people worldwide, including nearly 21 million children, since its approval in 1999. Tamiflu is approved for the treatment and prevention of influenza in patients over one year of age and is one of two antiviral medications recommended by the CDC for the 2007-2008 influenza season.

Roche is committed to ensuring safe and appropriate use of our medications and will continue to conduct app
'/>"/>

SOURCE Roche
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Neurochem announces departure of two members of management team
2. Neurochem reports results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007 and important advances on corporate objectives
3. Press Statement: Roche Affirms That Tamiflu(R) is in Ample Supply Nationwide
4. Roche Completes Tender Offer for Ventana Shares
5. Neurochem to present at 2008 BIO CEO & Investor Conference - Presentation will be Web cast live
6. Roche Purchases Shares in Tender Offer for Ventana
7. Mayo Clinic Seeks Mitigation for Rochester as Condition of Canadian Pacific - DM&E Railroad Merger
8. Roche Plans to Complete Ventana Offer on February 7th
9. Neurochem appoints Mr. Gary Schmid as CEO of new nutraceutical business
10. Rochester Medical Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call February 4, 2008
11. Roche Engages in Four Additional AIDS Technology Transfers to Strengthen Local Manufacturing in Worlds Poorest Countries
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/28/2014)... "I injured my shoulder and had to have ... Sunnyvale, Calif. "When I slept in one, I almost strangled ... and require too many straps. That is why I came ... Vest to improve the design of a standard sling. The ... properly. This helps to speed up the healing process. The ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 25, ... policy that bans blood donations from gay and bisexual men, according ... in the Journal of the American Medical Association . ... cannot donate blood in the United States -- a lifetime ban ... and Drug Administration adopted this policy at the dawn of the ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Following a ... risk for chronic health issues, a new study indicates. ... who survived childhood cancer should be educated ... their health in the future. "These findings are ... for cancer as children have the opportunity to influence ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... "We experienced difficulty filling our pill ... two inventors from Jamestown, Calif. "We came up with ... we could pour medications in more easily." , They ... keep the lids open as the pill box is ... compartments have been filled. This eliminates hassles and frustrations, ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Scientists in Japan have completed initial ... test for the asbestos cancer mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has ... Click here to read it now. , Researchers ... University Graduate School of Medicine say a new test ... above the old test. , “Particularly for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say 2Health News:Lift U.S. Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men, Experts Say 3Health News:Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills 2Health News:Test Results Look Promising for New Mesothelioma Blood Test, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2
... that only aims at malignant cells might fall short ... of normal cells which are present long before any ... is going to be, new research suggests. , Such ... the body, residing innocently there until certain cancer genes ...
... [New Jersey plastic surgeon] Dr. Paul M. Parker has been performing ... months. His patients have loved their sculpted tummies and their quick ... added two significant refinements to the procedure making the results and ... ...
... 5000 survey recognizes Alpharetta-based Company for outstanding growth, and success in ... ... 28, 2008 -- www.jacksonhealthcare.com [Jackson Healthcare] (JH) has been ... of the nation,s fastest growing and most entrepreneurial private companies. ...
... another Major Rise in Listeners. Affordable Health Insurance and Health ... ... City, MO (PRWEB) August 28, 2008 -- The Health Insurance Advocate ... 6th on 1260 AM and 104.1 FM KSGF. The weekly ...
... Volunteer to take part in Signature,Chefs Auction Galas, ... a kitchen near you: Chef Rahman "Rock" Harper will ... Chef Auctions open to the public,nationwide this fall., ... celebrity chef,spokesperson. In this role, Chef Rock, winner of ...
... for Efforts to Create Sensible Fire Safety ... ... have voted to maintain California,s tough fire,standards by striking down proposed fire ... of sensible,legislation to address fire safety regulations in the state. The bill ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Normal Cells May Predict Cancer Virulence 2Health News:Lipoabdominoplasty: A New Type of Tummy Tuck Gets Even Better 2Health News:Lipoabdominoplasty: A New Type of Tummy Tuck Gets Even Better 3Health News:Lipoabdominoplasty: A New Type of Tummy Tuck Gets Even Better 4Health News:Jackson Healthcare Ranked 48th of All Health Companies on Inc. Magazine's 2008 List of 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2Health News:The Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show Expands to Springfield, Missouri, and Reaches a New All-Time Ratings High for Female Listenership 2Health News:The Health Insurance Advocate Radio Show Expands to Springfield, Missouri, and Reaches a New All-Time Ratings High for Female Listenership 3Health News:Chef Rock to Rock Signature Chefs Auctions(R) Nationwide 2Health News:California Senate Rejects Proposed Effort to Weaken Fire Safety Standards 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014  Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... 2014 Financial Results and Highlights Conference CallWhen:Monday, August 4 ... How:Live on the Internet. Simply log onto our ... during the live event, a replay of the webcast ... www.isispharm.com . ABOUT ISIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Isis ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... , July 28, 2014 ... £2.5 million to help it meet the global ... healthcare, pharmaceuticals and logistics. Albion joins Shackleton Ventures. ... Over the past 18 months OmPrompt ... platform, its management team and its operations. The ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014  Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... quarter fiscal year 2014 financial results after the market ... a conference call beginning at 4:30 pm EDT, 1:30 pm PDT ... the call by dialing 877-317-6789 ( United States ... also be available via a live webcast on the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Webcast Alert: Isis Pharmaceuticals' Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call 2OmPrompt Funded for Customer Automation Management Market Expansion 2Depomed To Report Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results On Wednesday, August 6, 2014 2
... Feb. 28, 2012   New Mexico Software, Inc. , d/b/a ... NMXC ), a developer of medical IT solutions and ... community, announced today that the company,s long standing suit brought ... judgment in favor of New Mexico Software. The ...
... 2012   Alexander Orthopaedic Associates (AOA) in Largo, FL, ... their practice with White Plume Technologies between Exscribe ... (ADSC) practice management system (PM system). EMRs ... the billing process unfilled. White Plume Technologies bridges ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Mexico Software Prevails in Lawsuit 2Alexander Orthopaedic Associates Chooses White Plume Technologies to Fill the EMR Gap 2
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Each handle is designed to fit a specific trephine size....
Medicine Products: