Navigation Links
FDA-Approved Cefepime Now Available for Use in B. Braun's DUPLEX® System
Date:10/12/2010

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to meet industry demands for expanded Cephalosporin offerings delivered to patients through safe and accurate administration, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced that FDA-approved 1g and 2g Cefepime for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP in B. Braun Medical Inc.'s DUPLEX® Drug Delivery System will be available for purchase beginning today.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO)

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO)

"Infection control continues to be a critical challenge in today's continuum of care," said Rob Albert, Vice President of Pharmaceuticals and Drug Delivery Marketing for B. Braun Medical Inc. "The addition of 1g and 2g Cefepime for use in B. Braun's DUPLEX® System underscores our promise to provide healthcare professionals with solutions to improve the quality – and safety – of patient care delivery."

The availability of 1g and 2g Cefepime in the DUPLEX® System means faster, safer and accurate administration of Cefepime to patients as it can be stored ready-to-use in a container wherever and whenever it is needed.

To administer 1g or 2g Cefepime through DUPLEX®, healthcare workers simply fold and squeeze the container and shake it to mix the pharmaceuticals and diluent. A barcode that references the final admixture, lot number and expiration date helps reduce medication errors, automate patient charting, track inventory and facilitate reimbursement tracking.

The DUPLEX® Drug Delivery System is a ready-to-use, two-compartment, flexible, eco-friendly IV container that stores pre-measured pharmaceuticals and diluent doses. DUPLEX® is easy to stock as it can be stored at room temperature, with 18-month minimum dating, and fits in automated medication dispensing systems. Unit dose-based DUPLEX® helps healthcare facilities achieve Joint Commission and USP Chapter (797) compliance that improves the practice of healthcare professionals while advancing patient safety.

Customers interested in obtaining more information about DUPLEX® can call: 1-888-422-7286 (1-888-4BBRAUN).

About B. Braun

B. Braun is a leading manufacturer of infusion therapy and pain management products with an environmentally-friendly focus. Guided by the company's "Sharing Expertise®" philosophy, B. Braun addresses the critical issues of infection prevention, medication safety and environmental responsibility by promoting best practices that help clinicians reduce medication errors, prevent healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) and achieve sustainability objectives.

Consistently recognized by Frost & Sullivan and KLAS for its medical technology and support services, B. Braun employees share their knowledge with colleagues and customers to improve working processes in hospitals and medical practices and to enhance the safety of patients and healthcare professionals. For more information, call 800-227-2862, e-mail us at inquiry.us@bbraun.com or visit B. Braun at www.bbraunusa.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE B. Braun
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Novartis Enters Into Agreement for Exclusive US and Canadian Rights to Fanapt(TM), an FDA-Approved Oral Therapy for Schizophrenia
2. Nexavar First FDA-Approved Drug Therapy for Liver Cancer
3. FDA Approves Cefepime for Use In B. Brauns DUPLEX(R) System
4. UBM Medica Presents Diagnostic Imaging LIVE, a Virtual Conference for Radiologists and Imaging Professionals - Now Available On Demand
5. Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) - a Botulinum Toxin Free From Accessory Proteins - Now Available in the U.S.
6. Emerging Cancer Vaccines Market: Forecasts, Developments and Pipeline Analysis, 4th Edition Now Available at ReportsandReports
7. DISPATCH® Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant with Bleach Portfolio U.S. EPA Registered to Kill C. Difficile Spores in Five Minutes -- The Fastest Contact Time Available
8. Cardiogenesis Executive Chairman Paul J. McCormick Updates Commercial and Regulatory Progress in Interview With Wall Street Reporter, Available Online
9. Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports
10. Manufacturing of Biologics - Increasing Demand for Monoclonal Antibodies and Recombinant Proteins Drives Increases in Capacities and Innovative Production Technologies Now Available at ReportsandReports
11. The Top 10 Cardiovascular Device Companies: Market Trends, Growth Strategies, and SWOT Analyses Now Available at ReportsandReports
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ( www.vmsrehabsystemsinc.com ) ... measures required to build a strong and stable market ... listed on the OTC Markets-pink current trading platform. ... "We are seeing an anomaly in market trading activities ... by the Company, but shareholders and market players as ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Collagen Matrix, ... design, development and manufacturing of collagen and mineral ... announced today that Bill Messer has ... Marketing to further leverage the growing portfolio of ... devices. Bill joins the Collagen Matrix ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 ... has announced the addition of the " Global ... This report ... provides an updated review, including its applications in various ... total market, which includes three main industries: pharmaceutical and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Dr. Amanda Cheng, an ... Dr. Cheng has extensive experience with all areas of orthodontics, including robotic Suresmile ... orthodontics. , Micro-osteoperforation is a revolutionary adjunct to orthodontic treatment. It can ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair ... hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as ... the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented its first-ever “Issue ... conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the outstanding work of ... and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, we recognize the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Nevada (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Vegas client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations ... in Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... National recruitment firm ... sciences executive with extensive sequencing and genomics experience, as Vice President of North American ... Hill will be responsible for leading the sales team in the commercialization of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):