Navigation Links
Archimedes Pharma Announces Publication of Long-Term Safety and Tolerability Clinical Study of Fentanyl Pectin Nasal Spray (FPNS) in the Journal of Opioid Management
Date:10/12/2010

ly acceptable and consistently effective product for the long-term treatment of BTCP."  He continued, "With our recent launch of PecFent® in the UK and upcoming launches in additional European countries, Archimedes Pharma is providing a new therapy to improve the treatment options for adult patients with breakthrough cancer pain.  An NDA has been submitted with the US Food and Drug Administration and is currently under review."

Notes to editors:About Archimedes PharmaArchimedes Pharma is an international specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the oncology, pain, neurology, and critical care sectors. Archimedes Pharma is marketing an expanding portfolio of specialist products to hospital-based prescribers in Europe and has established commercial organizations in the UK, US, France, Germany, Ireland, and Spain.

Fentanyl Pectin Nasal Spray [called PecFent® in Europe]

PecFent is an innovative fentanyl pectin citrate nasal spray that has been granted Marketing Authorization by the European Medicines Agency for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain in adults who are already receiving maintenance opioid therapy for chronic cancer pain.  It is under review by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

In the clinical trial program, the use of PecFent in the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain was associated with the occurrence of adverse events typical of opioid medication in this population.  The most frequently reported were vomiting, nausea, disease progression and constipation.  The majority of such events were mild to moderate in intensity, and adverse effects assessed as treatment-related led to study withdrawal in 3.9% of patients.

About Breakthrough Cancer Pain (BTCP)

Breakthrough cancer pain affects 24% to 95% (average across all studies 62%) of all cancer patients with pain and is characterized by sudden, often unpredictable episodes of intense pain that occur despite backgr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Archimedes Pharma
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Archimedes Pharma Announces Publication of a Pivotal Clinical Study of Fentanyl Pectin Nasal Spray (FPNS) in Pain, the Peer-Reviewed Journal from the International Association for the Study of Pain
2. Archimedes Pharma Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for PecFent(R) for the Treatment of Breakthrough Cancer Pain
3. Archimedes Pharma Announces Successful Proof-of-Concept Results on Two Intranasal Development Projects
4. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Issuance of Patent for Clostridial Collagenase
5. Cranewares Pharmacy ChargeLink® Version 3 Helps Improve Margins and Control Costs
6. Johnson & Johnson to Host Analyst Meeting to Discuss Third-Quarter Financial Results and Review Pharmaceutical Business
7. Generex Reaches Agreement to Acquire 51% Stake in Global Medical Direct, a Nationwide Durable Medical Equipment and Pharmaceutical Provider Specializing in Direct-to-Consumer Diabetes Supplies
8. Newly Revised Concepts in Clinical Pharmacokinetics Web-Based Continuing Education Course Offered by the University of Georgia
9. Webcast Alert: CEL-SCI Corp. (CVM) Announces the Biotech, Healthcare and Pharma Virtual Conference
10. PharmaNet Development Group Announces Observational Research Survey
11. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Complete Response Letter Regarding JZP-6 for Treatment of Fibromyalgia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... HAMBURG, Germany , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron ( DESY ), a leading ... to speed up management and storage of massive volumes ... Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology ... data at peak performance and help scientists worldwide gain ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... -- ACI Clinical ( www.aciclinical.com ) announces a new, ... Using this solution, trial sponsors can save ... and receive the same expertise that has made ... Leveraging a decade of DMC experience (initial ... programming and meeting facilitation), ACI analyzed DMC member ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Aug. 21, 2014 CVS ... early tender results, applicable Reference Yields and consideration payable in ... Offers") commenced on August 7, 2014 for (1) any and ... and All Notes") and (2) up to a maximum amount ... due 2041 and 5.750% Senior Notes due 2017 (collectively, the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science 2DESY and IBM Develop Big Data Architecture for Science 3ACI Clinical: Innovation and Savings in Data Safety Monitoring Committees 2CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 2CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 3CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 4CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 5CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 6
(Date:8/21/2014)... Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... August 20 entertained residents with dementia at Silverado Turtle ... Improv Troupe, which consists of entertainers ranging from ages ... each time they perform their 40-minute set. The troupe's ... makes it universal and allows them to touch audiences ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... low or very low birth weight may be at ... findings, which appear in Diabetes Care , may ... diabetes in African American populations, which has a high ... University,s Slone Epidemiology Center followed more than 21,000 women ... course of 16 years, analyzing characteristics such as birth ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not only is eating better ... them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study ... of public health sciences at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center ... obese type 2 diabetes patients. Participants ranged ... to either an intensive "lifestyle change program" focused on diet ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... of therapy and antidepressants appears to best help people ... Four out of five people suffering from severe ... when treated with cognitive therapy plus antidepressant medication, researchers ... work much better than drugs alone in helping people ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 A new study published ... increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 ... than 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. ... rising numbers of children who are experiencing communication disorders, ... , On a broader level, the new study, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Unicorn Clearance Improv Troupe Brings Laughter to Residents with Dementia at Silverado Memory Care 2Health News:Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women 2Health News:Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 3Health News:New Pediatrics Study Reveals Dramatic Increase in Speech Problems in Children Over Past Decade 2Health News:New Pediatrics Study Reveals Dramatic Increase in Speech Problems in Children Over Past Decade 3
... some, addiction grabs hold quickly , , MONDAY, Oct. 1 (HealthDay ... drag a teen into smoking addiction, a new study suggests. ... tried smoking said their first cigarette brought them a feeling ... to become smokers. , "This provides further support for the ...
... first study to assess the stability of three aspects ... an increased risk of mortality in short sleep, long ... study published in the October 1 issue of the ... MD, PhD, of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health ...
... (miRNA), better known for its roles in cancer, could ... HIV, the AIDS virus, evades detection, hiding in the ... have shown that when an individual infected with HIV ... (highly active antiretroviral therapy), the virus calls on miRNAs ...
... have identified a heart protection mechanism in mice that ... improve treatments for patients in future. , The research, ... Critical Care Medicine, was funded by the British Heart ... Physiology at the University of Bristol, and his colleagues ...
... saving lives, experts say , SUNDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay ... emergency care system responses to ensure that stroke patients ... So concludes a new policy statement from the American ... reduce the risk of death and disability in stroke ...
... FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 29 The North ... true magnitude of its,experience and commitment to Broward ... a name which truly reflects its,mission. The North ... The collective strength of its talented network of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:First Puff Can Turn Kids Into Smokers: Study 2Health News:First Puff Can Turn Kids Into Smokers: Study 3Health News:First Puff Can Turn Kids Into Smokers: Study 4Health News:Both short and long sleep is associated with increased mortality 2Health News:MicroRNAs may be key to HIV's ability to hide, evade drugs, Jefferson scientists find 2Health News:New research suggests hearts are experts at self-preservation 2Health News:Communities Can Speed Stroke Care 2Health News:Broward Health: New Name Draws on Collective Strength of Experience 2
... Comfort fit large designer ... adjustable strap bridge providing a ... on the nose. The head ... for custom fit. The acrylic ...
... Constructed of optical steel base metal with ... provides enhanced durability. Includes adjustable non-slip silicon ... Metalite comes with custom fitted lead sheet ... the front lenses for increased scatter radiation ...
All New Ultra Pb Series Glasses...
... Stylish and comfortable eye protection Properly ... 90% of scatter radiation. Our high quality ... and comfort with minimized weight. Our lenses ... optics that meet all industry standards. Most ...
Medicine Products: