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FDA Grants Approval for Use of RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) as Both a Monotherapy and Adjunctive Therapy in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder

RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) is the First and Only Long-Acting Antipsychotic Therapy Available for Bipolar I Disorder TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen(R), Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ...

Epiphany Biosciences Initiates Program to Assess Valomaciclovir (EPB-348) as Adjunctive Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Epiphany Biosciences announced today that the company plans on filing an IND with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to study the potential impact of using the antiviral medication valomaciclovir (EPB-348) as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of mul...

Support for adjunctive vitamin C treatment in cancer

New Rochelle, NY, March 5, 2009Serious flaws in a recent study, which concluded that high doses of vitamin C reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapeutic drugs in the treatment of cancer, are revealed in the current issue of Alternative and Complementary Therapies , a journal published by Mary An...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Results of its Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Ganaxolone as Adjunctive Therapy in Adults With Partial Onset Seizures

BRANFORD, Conn., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it met its primary endpoint for its Phase 2 clinical trial investigating the safety and efficacy of ganaxolone as adjunctive therapy in adults with partial onset seizures, a type of epilepsy. In this trial...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

...ncluding a hat and UV-blocking sunglasses. About LA ROCHE-POSAY La Roche-Posay is recommended by 25,000 dermatologists worldwide offering adjunctive therapy, daily skincare and in-office chemical peel products formulated with highly concentrated ingredients targeting every skin's needs. La...

FDA Approves LIVALO(R) for Primary Hypercholesterolemia and Combined Dyslipidemia

...the acquisition, development, licensing and marketing of pharmaceutical products. Its lead product, LIPOFEN(R) (fenofibrate capsules), is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet to reduce elevated triglycerides and to increase HDL-C in adult patients with primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia. ...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

...octors from the Hyperbaric Medical Center, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) has been used as a primary or adjunctive therapy over the last 50 years with controversial results, both in experimental and clinical studies. However, the mechanisms underlying the neuroprot...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

...disorder. INVEGA(R) (paliperidone) extended-release tablets were approved for the acute treatment of schizoaffective disorder either as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy to mood stabilizers and/or antidepressants. INVEGA(R) was approved in 2006 for the treatment of schizophrenia. Janssen(R), Division of Ortho-M...

AlphaRx Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Zysolin(TM) Inhalable Nanoparticles at Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting

...the society. About Zysolin(TM) Zysolin(TM) is a Tobramycin compound, encapsulated in AlphaRx's Nano Drug Delivery Platform, intended for the adjunctive treatment of Gram-negative pneumonia in intubated and mechanically-ventilated patients. Zysolin(TM) improves the intracellular activity of Tobramycin ...

Avidas(TM) Pharmaceuticals and LaRon(TM) Pharma Inc. Announce Co-Promotion Agreement

...trum oral antibiotic, in an easy-to-swallow film-coated caplet indicated as adjunctive therapy for severe acne, along with complimentary defence(TM) acne wash, a ... Avidoxy Important Safety Information: Avidoxy is indicated as adjunctive therapy for severe acne. To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacter...
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Phase III Data Demonstrate Efficacy and Tolerability of Carisbamate as an Adjunctive Therapy for Partial Onset Seizures

SEATTLE, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase III data on carisbamate, an investigational compound recently filed with the FDA for the adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures (POS) in patients 16 years of age and older, was presented today during the poster sessions of the 32nd Annual Meeting of th...

Data Show Rufinamide, an Investigational Adjunctive Treatment for Lennox- Gastaut Syndrome, Reduced Drop Attacks by More Than 40%

Placebo-Controlled Study Results Published in May 20 Issue of Neurology WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America announced today the publication of a placebo-controlled study in Neurology that found patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) treated with...

Data Presented at AAN Support Potential for Adjunctive use of Intravenous Lacosamide as Short-Term Replacement for Oral Treatment in Partial Epilepsy

SMYRNA, Ga., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented today at a platform session of the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Chicago support the potential for adjunctive use of intravenous lacosamide 200-600 mg/day using infusion durations as fast as 10 minutes for...

Bertrand Study Finds Significant Value in Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) as an Adjunctive Procedure in Breast Diagnostics

Presented at Miami Breast Cancer Conference, study demonstrates BSGI is both patient and cost effective. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study performed by Dr. Margaret Bertrand, Director of Breast Imaging at Solis Bertrand Breast Center in Greensboro, No...

Six-Week Investigational Study In Adults With Major Depressive Disorder Evaluates The Effectiveness of Adjunctive Aripiprazole Therapy With Antidepressants

- Results Presented at 160th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association - SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In adults with major depressive disorder, adding aripiprazole to antidepressant therapy (ADT) resulted in significant improvement in the primary endpoint, the Mon...

Data Demonstrates Long-Term Reduction In Seizure Frequency With Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R)

...n June 2009, Sepracor announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for filing its New Drug Application (NDA) for STEDESA(TM) as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy, and the NDA is currently under formal review. Notes to Editors ...

Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Pitavastatin in Elderly Patients

...the acquisition, development, licensing and marketing of pharmaceutical products. Its lead product, LIPOFEN(R) (fenofibrate capsules), is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet to reduce elevated triglycerides and to increase HDL-C in adult patients with primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia. ...

Video: UCB Launches Vimpat(R) in the U.S. for Add-On Treatment of Epilepsy in Adults

...od and Drug Administration in October 2008 for the adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures in patients wi...the European Commission approved Vimpat(R) for the adjunctive treatment of partial onset seizures with or withou...t Vimpat(R) in Europe Vimpat(R) is indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures...

RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment Delayed the Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar I Disorder

...therapy trial) and tremor and parkinsonism (greater than or equal to 10% in adjunctive therapy). "This is the first randomized controlled study to demonstrat...therapy trial) and tremor and parkinsonism (greater than or equal to 10% in adjunctive therapy trial). Contacts: Media ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for HPN-100 for the Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders

...he active moiety of BUPHENYL(R), the only therapy currently FDA-approved as adjunctive therapy for the chronic management of patients with the most prevalent urea...rg , or call (626) 578-0833. About BUPHENYL BUPHENYL is indicated as adjunctive therapy in the chronic management of patients with urea cycle disorders inv...
Adjunctive in Medical Products

Inion S-1 Biodegradable Anterior Cervical Fusion System

Description:... The Inion S-1™ Biodegradable Anteroir Cervical System, in conjunction with adjunctive immobilization (i.e. simultaneous conservative treatment with a collar), is intended for use in single level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion p...
Company:Inion Ltd.

EBI Bone Healing System

Description:... An adjunctive treatment alternative in the treatment of nonunions, failed fusions, and congenital pseudarthroses in the appendicular system. Overview E...
Company:Biomet, Inc.

SpinaLogic Bone Growth Stimulator

Description:... The SpinaLogic Bone Growth Stimulator is a portable, battery-powered bone growth stimulator used as an adjunctive treatment for spinal fusion. The device is worn for 30 minutes each day and provides local magnetic field treatment to the fusion site. The device use...
Company:Depuy Spine

Breast Cancer Camera

Description:...ided Diagnostic software may be used to assist the clinician in confirming potential lesions. The new scintimammography camera promises to be an ideal adjunctive tool for x-ray mammography....
Company:IS2 Medical Systems

VNS Therapy System

Description:... Since 1997, VNS Therapy has been approved for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age with partial onset seizures that are refractory to antiep...
Company:Cyberonics, Inc.

DFS Dimension Distal Radius Fixation System

Description:...ation, dorsal/volar translation, and incremental longitudinal distraction, this advanced system is appropriate when incremental adjustment provides an adjunctive mechanism for fracture reduction....
Company:Biomet, Inc.

Activa Therapy System

Description:...ely and effectively treat some of the most disabling motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Activa Parkinson's Control Therapy is a safe and effective adjunctive treatment option for many Parkinson's patients. Activa Therapy controls rigidity, bradykinesia/akinesia and/or tremor while reducing the duration of ...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

CritiView

Features:... CritiView is a adjunctive bedside patient monitoring device to be applied in intensive care, operating suits and emergency care settings, providing: Early identificatio...
Company:CritiSense

Flexicair Eclipse Ultra

Features:...anagement of extensive skin disorders or fresh surgical wounds. Enhanced Caregiver Operation: Provides ease of positioning for dressing changes and adjunctive therapies. Reduced Friction and Shear: Virtually eliminates friction and shear associated with tissue damage. Promotes healing by reducing further ...
Company:Hill-Rom Services, Inc.
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...nkings over n elements, and with b and c equiva ... Dr. Tracy Glauser presents his most recent findings on the use of Levetiracetam (Keppra) as an adjunctive (add-on) treatment for children with partial onset seizures. Find articles about Teeth and hundreds of other health-related topics at LIVESTRO...
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Superglue from the sea

...dy, Stewart and colleagues wrote: "It is especially difficult to maintain alignment of small bone fragments by drilling them with screws and wires. An adjunctive adhesive could reduce the number or volume of metal fixators while helping maintain accurate alignment of small bone fragments to improve clinical out...

Pivotal national trial uses newest interventional radiology treatment to bust blood clots in legs

...gton University School of Medicine's Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology in St. Louis, Mo. ATTRACT (Acute Venous Thrombosis: Thrombus Removal With adjunctive Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis) is a multicenter, randomized trial "that will definitively determine if the newest clot-busting treatment (pharmacomec...

Gamma interferon could aid fight against fungal infections

...d to look at the route of administration, the frequency of dosing and the dosage given before we can determine fully the use of gamma interferon as an adjunctive therapy. There is still work to be done. We explored the possibility of using gene therapy for delivering gamma interferon into the nervous system ...

Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch

... New scientific evidence is helping to build a compelling case for oncolytic viruses as a first-line and adjunctive treatment for many cancers. Reovirus, a non-pathogenic virus under development at Calgary, Alberta-based Oncolytics Biotech, has shown powerful a...

Canada approves marijuana-based pain spray

... has approved Sativex® (Cannabis sativa L. extract) a new drug developed as adjunctive treatment for the symptomatic relief of neuropathic pain in adults with mul...armaceuticals Division, Sativex is the first product indicated in Canada as adjunctive treatment for the symptomatic relief of neuropathic pain in MS. Its prin...
Adjunctive in Biological Technology

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) for the Adjunctive Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD) announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked for additional information regarding the company's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA)...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...tment of non ADHD indications in adults - Shire is conducting Phase 2 pilot clinical trials to assess the efficacy and safety of VYVANSE as adjunctive therapy in depression, for the treatment of negative symptoms and cognitive impairment in schizophrenia, and for the treatment of cognitiv...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

...es of oral tyramine and therapeutic doses of rasagiline, which is indicated both as monotherapy in patients with early Parkinson's disease (PD) and as adjunctive treatment in patients receiving levodopa. The study supported the selectivity of rasagiline for inhibition of MAO-B at currently approved doses. ...

Vimpat(R) (lacosamide) C-V, a New Antiepileptic Drug (AED), To Be Available in U.S. Pharmacies

...a faster rate as the population ages Important safety information about Vimpat in the U.S. Vimpat tablets are indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy who are 17 years and older. Vimpat injection is indicated as short-term r...

Novel Once Daily Anti-Epileptic Zebinix(R) Approved in the European Union

...e acetate) received marketing authorisation from the European Commission as adjunctive therapy in adults with partial-onset seizures, with or without secondary ge... Halász P, Maia J et al. Efficacy and safety of eslicarbazepine acetate as adjunctive treatment in adults with refractory partial-onset seizures: A randomized, d...

Thoratec Announces Filing of PMA Seeking Destination Therapy Approval for HeartMate II(R)

...BSA (body surface area) patients who because of their body size could not be randomized to the larger HeartMate XVE. The filing also provides data on adjunctive cohorts totaling an additional 409 patients, including those who had been originally supported by an XVE who then elected to receive a HeartMate II, b...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing

...ompany's recent announcement of positive Phase 2a data for ganaxolone as an adjunctive therapy in adults with partial onset seizures. The Series B financing inclu...ill advance the Company's ganaxolone development program for use as a novel adjunctive agent for the treatment of refractory partial seizures and to explore proof...

Dr. Peper, Dr. Freud and Arnold Schwarzenegger

...plications. The program covers all 48 hours of the BCIA Didactic Biofeedback Education requirements through powerful demonstrations of biofeedback and adjunctive procedures, imaginative hands-on lab exercises with multi-channel computerized equipment, professional multimedia presentations, and comprehensive rev...

Epilepsia Study Demonstrates New Add-on Antiepileptic Drug Vimpat(R) (lacosamide) Significantly Reduces Partial-Onset Seizures in Adults With Epilepsy

...psy. Earlier this year, the European Commission approved Vimpat(R) for the adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalizatio...out Vimpat (R) in the U.S. Vimpat(R) tablets are indicated as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epileps...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Express(R) SD Renal Stent System

...ically, with medication, or less invasively with angioplasty. Re-narrowing of the arteries can occur after angioplasty, and the use of stenting as an adjunctive treatment option is intended to assist in their re-opening. Two-year results from the RENAISSANCE clinical trial, which was designed to evalua...
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