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Patents Issued Covering Stable Tablet Formulation and Once Daily Dosing Regimen for Kuvan

NOVATO, Calif., July 30, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) announced today that the United States Patent Office has issued patents covering stable tablet formulation and the approved once daily dosing regimen for Kuvan(R) (sapropterin dihydrochlorid...

Aplenzin(TM), the Only Single Tablet Once-Daily Treatment for Depression at All Doses, Now Available in the United States

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S. announced today that Aplenzin(TM) (bupropion hydrobromide) extended-release tablets, an effective bupropion therapy for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), is now available by prescription in the United Stat...

Abbott's Kaletra(R) and Aluvia(R) (lopinavir/ritonavir) New Lower-Strength Tablet for Pediatric Use Receives Positive Opinion from EMEA

Lopinavir/ritonavir tablet is the first and only co-formulated protease inhibitor tablet approved for use in children with HIV ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), the sc...

Abbott Receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval for New Lower-Strength Kaletra(R) (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablet for Pediatric HIV Patients

Abbott Will Register and Make the New Lower-Strength lopinavir/ritonavir Tablet Available in More Than 150 Countries to Support Broad Access for the More Than 2 Million Children Living with HIV Worldwide ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott today announced that i...

Boca Pharmacal Receives FDA Approval for Carbinoxamine Maleate 4 mg Tablet

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Boca Pharmacal, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted final approval for the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market its generic version of Pamlab's Palgic(R) 4mg Tablet (Carbinoxamine Maleate...

Ugandan Children Are Among the First to Receive Abbott's Lower-Strength Aluvia (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablet

More Than 2 Million Children Living with HIV Stand to Benefit from Scientific Advance KAMPALA, Uganda, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today made its new lower- strength lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) tablet, known as Aluvia(R) in developing countries and Kaletra(R) in ...

Schering-Plough/Merck Pharmaceuticals Announce FDA Filing Acceptance of New Drug Application for Loratadine/Montelukast Tablet

KENILWORTH and WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough/Merck Pharmaceuticals (SPM) today announced that the New Drug Application filing for loratadine/montelukast has been accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for standard review. Schering...

Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009

...g pattern of the Company's licensing and distribution partners from period to period, which were partially offset by higher average selling prices per tablet in the second quarter of fiscal 2009. Product sales to the U.S. were $1.8 million. Under its licensing and distribution agreement with Purdue for ...

NetMotion Wireless Boosts Mobile Productivity for Bell Ambulance

...0 ambulances, including several modified golf cart "mini ambulances" used for festivals, fairs, and baseball games. Bell Ambulance has deployed tablet PCs in their ambulances and utilizes software to complete patient care reports which are then synchronized with dispatch and billing applications. Bel...

Kefir, a Probiotic-Rich Drink, May Benefit Specific Groups of Children

...en who were being affected. 125 children, ages 1-5, being treated with antibiotics, were given either active Kefir to use with their antibiotic tablet each day for ten days or a placebo drink, in which the probiotics were previously destroyed by heat (placebo). Neither the study coordinators, the chi...

Zogenix and Astellas Enter Exclusive Co-Promotion Agreement in the US for Newly Approved Sumavel(TM) DosePro(TM)

...rimary care physicians and neurologists. Tablets are a treatment option for some of these migraine sufferers, but not all patients are satisfied with tablet therapy. Fast-acting, non-oral options are needed particularly for those who experience migraine episodes associated with sudden onset, waking, nause...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... for this study, a noteworthy milestone for this program. On the commercial front, we announced earlier today the issuance of patents covering stable tablet formulation and the once daily dosing regimen for Kuvan, which we believe will be significant in extending patent protection an additional ten years b...

MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States

...tients in the last 10 years. MULTAQ is to be given twice daily as a 400 mg tablet and should be taken as one tablet with the morning and evening meals. Treatment with MULTAQ can be initiated ...

Physicians Interactive Acquires Skyscape Inc.-- Becoming World's Leading Mobile Medical Information Provider

...re available on Palm OS(R), Palm Pre, BlackBerry(R), iPhone, Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia)(R), Windows(R) Mobile and Windows(R) powered desktop and tablet PCs. Skyscape is a privately held company headquartered in Marlborough, Mass. For more information about Skyscape, visit www.skyscape.com . ...

Baking Soda May Be Key Ingredient for Kidney Patients

... metabolic acidosis, a condition caused by low bicarbonate levels. The patients were randomly divided into two groups, one of which took a small daily tablet of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). The rate of kidney function decline was about two-thirds slower in the patients who took sodium bicarbonate th...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Announces the Availability of New Centrum Ultra Line of Multivitamins Specially Formulated For Women and Men

...on .* B vitamins to help unlock energy .* Product Availability New Centrum Ultra and Centrum Silver Ultra are available in tablet form at food, drug and mass merchandise stores across the country. Like all dietary supplements, Centrum products should be taken only as di...

Forest Laboratories and H. Lundbeck A/S Enter Into Settlement Agreement With Sun and Caraco Related to LEXAPRO(R) Patent Litigation

...the United States. These patents are listed in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Orange Book for Forest's LEXAPRO(R) brand escitalopram oxalate tablet products. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001011/FORESTLOGO ) Pursuant to the terms of the settlement agreement with Sun P...

FDA Approves Multaq(R) for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter

...t of the disease." Multaq(R) is to be given twice daily as a 400 mg tablet and should be taken as one tablet with the morning and evening meals. Treatment with Multaq(R) can be initiat...

FDA Advisers Recommend Smaller Doses of Acetaminophen

...ower daily maximum for patients consuming three or more alcoholic drinks every day while using acetaminophen products. It also recommends limiting the tablet strength for immediate-release formulations to a maximum of 325 milligrams, and the single adult dose to a maximum of 650 milligrams. The recommend...

FDA Seizes All Drugs From Generics Maker

...officer in FDA's Office of Compliance in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said during the teleconference. "Also we saw that the firm's tablet manufacturing processes had higher than normal variability, which we believe has not adequately been addressed. We have also observed poor decisions b...

Journal Publishes AssisTek Article on Best Practices in Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes (ePRO)

...comes in clinical trials by providing technologies that reduce burden, improve management, and provide a positive user experience through large 9 inch tablet touch-screens, iPhones, smart phones, and internet. .assisTek's ePRO products are the most advanced in the industry. The .assisTek systems have b...

CetylMax(R) and Flexadren(R) Win Federal Lawsuit - Court Rules Against Imagenetix

...ire/ -- CetylMax, LLC and Flexadren, LLC, manufacturers and distributors of tablet form and topical Cetylated Fatty Acids (CFA's) products aiding in joint sup...xadren(R) -- CetylMax(R) and Flexadren(R) product lines consist of both tablet form and topical over-the-counter (OTC) joint support supplements (also kno...

Benefit of glinides is not proven

...benefit of glinides in the treatment of type 2 diabetes is not scientifically proven. Nor do they perform better than other antidiabetics available in tablet form, such as metformin and sulfonylureas. As a result, there is also no proof of additional benefit. Although repaglinide has been approved for 10 ye...

Sinobiopharma Receives Trademark Approval and Authentication From Chinese Government For Its 'Tai' Drug Series

...Sinobiopharma's technology enables the production of a Perindopril formulation with lower cost active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), a high quality tablet and greater efficacy and reduced side effects compared to earlier versions of the drug. The technology also affords the potential for developing the w...

Fruits and Veggies May Improve Sperm Quality

...n the form of supplements," the researcher added. "In the studies we are going to carry out in the United States (where the consumption of vitamins in tablet form is very common), we will be looking at the role of supplements." More information The U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human D...

Watson Files FDA Application for Generic Mucinex(R) D

...r to the expiration of patents owned by Reckitt Benckiser Inc. Watson Laboratories, Inc. - Florida's guaifenesin pseudoephedrine HCI extended-release tablet products are the generic versions of Reckitt Benckiser Inc.'s Mucinex(R) D product, which are indicated to help loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchi...

Asymchem Continues to Maintain a Good Running Posture, Despite Economic Crisis

...dicated facility is located at Asymchem's TEDA Tianjin 1 location, and provides state-of-the art containment for production of potent APIs, as well as tablet and capsule manufacturing that incorporates potent ingredients. The new facility allows Asymchem to operate two separate API manufacturing trains of 5...

Semen quality depends upon antioxidants

...vitamins naturally and in the form of supplements. In the studies we are going to carry out in the United States (where the consumption of vitamins in tablet form is very common) we will be looking at the role of supplements", the Spanish scientist continues. Spanish fertility, a worrying analysis ...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R)XR(TM); An Extended-Release Once-Daily, New Generation Treatment for Epilepsy

... contain a modified release formulation in the center of the tablet. There is a specially designed opening in the enteric coating on both sides of the tablet that utilizes a new technology called DiffCORE(TM), discovered and developed by GlaxoSmithKline. This allows a controlled release of the medicine in t...

MedTrust Online Completes Second Round of Financing, Releases Next Generation Search Engine for Oncology Utilizing Dell eHealthcare Architecture Framework

...ell eHealthcare Architecture partner, MTOL has optimized its free, oncologist-only portal at www.oncocentric.com for use with Dell Latitude(TM) XT tablet notebooks and PowerEdge(TM) 1950 servers. "Our focus is to help doctors research the best therapies possible for the difficult cancer cases," st...

Skyscape's Mobile Healthcare Professional Community Crosses the 1 Million Mark

...™ technology and are available on Palm OS®, Windows® Mobile and Windows® powered desktop, BlackBerry®, iPhone, Nokia Symbian and tablet PCs. Skyscape is a privately held company headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts. For more information on Skyscape and its service go to www.sky...

FDA Report Urges Tougher Acetaminophen Warning

...ower daily maximum for patients consuming three or more alcoholic drinks every day while using acetaminophen products. It also recommends limiting the tablet strength for immediate-release formulations to a maximum of 325 milligrams, and the single adult dose to a maximum of 650 milligrams. The recommend...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals Presents Data from Studies of Two Product Candidates at Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association

...and Efficacy Study of Zolpidem Tartrate Sublingual tablet in Treating Middle-of-the-Night Awakening on an As...ter, titled "Low-Dose Zolpidem Tartrate Sublingual tablet Safely and Effectively Treats Insomnia Following M...nd efficacy of 3.5 mg zolpidem tartrate sublingual tablet (ZST) when taken on an as-needed ( prn ) basis for...

Asymchem Announces Opening of High Potency API and Drug Product Facility

...edicated facility is sited at Asymchem's TEDA Tianjin 1 location, and provides state-of-the art containment for production of potent API's, as well as tablet and capsule manufacturing that incorporate potent ingredients. The new facility allows Asymchem to operate two separate API manufacturing trains of 5...

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...Tianyin received ten new approvals from the SFDA to produce Laonian Kechuan tablet (SFDA approval number H2008S02059), Fuke Zhidai tablet (SFDA approval number Z20083375), Tongbianling Capsule (SFDA approval numbe...

Patient-centered approach to capturing data from cancer patients improves care and research

... data from 275 breast, lung and gastrointestinal cancer patients. When patients arrived at a clinic for their appointments, they were given a wireless tablet personal computer. The computer guided them through a series of questions about their symptoms and quality of life and immediately generated a report ...

First Boston Pharma, LLC Acquires NutraMax Products, Inc.

...," says Medri. About First Boston Pharma, LLC: First Boston Pharma, LLC is a contract manufacturer of solid dose, soft chew, liquid, tablet and chewing gum based pharmaceuticals and supplements servicing branded companies and retailer private label products. The company provides turnkey s...

AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure

...ing blood pressure goals with AZOR compared to amlodipine or olmesartan medoxomil alone. About AZOR AZOR is a convenient, once daily, single tablet combination of amlodipine, the most prescribed CCB on the market(8), which inhibits the entrance of calcium into the blood vessel walls, with olmesart...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R) ODT(TM) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

...ctal ODT uses a novel drug-delivery formulation to provide Lamictal in a tablet that has a pleasant taste and disintegrates on the tongue. One facto...soluble drugs, custom release profiles, taste-masking orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) formulations, and drug conjugation. Eurand is a global company with f...

New Once-Daily RYZOLT(TM) (tramadol HCl extended-release tablets) Now Available in the U.S.

...ine. Taken once every 24 hours, RYZOLT offers convenient dosing in 100 mg (NDC 59011-334-30), 200 mg (NDC 59011-335-30), and 300 mg (NDC 59011-336-30) tablet strengths. Eligible patients prescribed RYZOLT may receive a special RYZOLT Patient Value Card from their physician that can be applied at the pharma...
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