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Statement from USPA Exec. Dir. on News Reports of Florida Pharmacy Admission of Error in the Medicine Dispensed to the Horses Who Died on Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Rizzo, Executive Director of the United States Polo Association (USPA), issued the following statement about the news reports about the Ocala Franck's Pharmacy internal report findings: "The news reports of the pharmacy admitting to w...

40 Percent of Community Pharmacists Dispensed Off-label Drug

Forty per cent of community pharmacists have dispensed an off-label drug to a child in the last month, according to research published in the July issue of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology . And although 78 per cent said they would tell a family doctor that the prescription they ha...

Medicines Top Source of Kids' Poisonings

...sive" safety caps, Budnitz said. These caps do not require that the user to do anything but close it to work, or they allow only a measured dose to be dispensed at one time. There is a need to improve packaging to cut the number of cases of unintended ingestion, Geller said. "If you could make it harder for...

Compirion and Anderson Surgery Center Reduce OR Inefficiencies and Improve Finances

...the flashing assessment, a flow problem was noted in the way materials were dispensed to surgery. Cases were picked randomly and routed from one of three departm...rs, instead of many. Materials were now to be delivered to, inventoried and dispensed from Sterile Processing . That required literally knocking out walls and r...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

...ession-free survival (PFS). In a retrospective, subset analysis of subjects dispensed erlotinib following cCRT, their median PFS rate was 13.5 months compared to... participants randomized to erlotinib and significantly delayed in subjects dispensed erlotinib in the retrospective, subset analysis. "Based on these trends ...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... June 30, 2009 was $32.5 million, compared to net revenue of $17.8 million for the six months ended June 30, 2008. The quantity of commercial tablets dispensed to patients in the U.S., the best metric to track true patient demand, increased 14.8 percent in the second quarter of 2009 compared to the first quar...

AcelRx Announces Perfect Performance of Handheld Component of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System in a Phase 2 Study

...the study without any type of System failure. There were no System failures or dosing errors of any kind throughout the study, which included over 375 dispensed NanoTabs. Additionally, preliminary analysis of efficacy results indicated a dropout rate due to inadequate analgesia of less than 10%, consistent wit...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

...d Drug Administration. In laboratory testing, the prototype lenses dispensed ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic often used in eye drops) for 30 days, the long... tests, the lenses continued releasing drug for up to 100 days. The amounts dispensed were sufficient to kill pathogens in a laboratory assay. Kohane a...

Local Heart Doctors First in Nation to Announce Active Investigation of Red Wine (Resveratrol) Pills, Issue Consumer Precautions

... Cardiology Institute have chosen to dispense red wine pills directly to patients to better monitor usage and compliance. The red wine pills are dispensed at Advanced Cardiology Institute, so the doctors can monitor usage and compliance. Generally, patients return to the office every four months for re-e...

New Jersey Hospital Protects Patient Safety with Advanced Pharmacy Automation Solution

...le at Holy Name is designed to hold 35,520 unit doses with expansion capabilities of up to 44,400 unit doses. The doses are simultaneously stored and dispensed into first doses and cart fill, streamlining the inventory management process. The patented PickRing assembles unit doses onto a flexible ring for 24-...
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HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens

...points out. "In the United States today, the only class of drugs currently dispensed by manufacturers in a unit dose format with compliance-prompting features i...d with compliance rates for organ-rejection drugs - which are not typically dispensed in special packaging - that have a compliance rate of about 82 percent." ...

CareHere's Electronic Medication System Proves 100 Percent Effective in Response to Recall

...racking system offers three types of functionality. The first uses a barcode scanning mechanism, allowing clinics with on-site pharmacies to track all dispensed medications. The second function allows clinics to generate and store electronic prescriptions that patients fill at off-site pharmacies. The third fu...

Ezetimibe and Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combo Pose No Increased Cancer Risk, Study Shows

...34 cases of cancers reported in the total population studied. Cancer rates were analyzed accounting for the number of prescriptions for each treatment dispensed across the country, based on a total of 559 million prescriptions for all of the cholesterol-lowering medications evaluated. The analysis found cancer...

ImpactRx Tracks Decline in Zetia and Vytorin Prescribing

...ons (NWRx), defined as drug therapy for newly diagnosed patients, add-on therapy or brand switches, our research is more sensitive and typically leads dispensed (NRx) trend changes. Our methodology provides unique insight, especially during periods of rapid change in prescribing behavior driven by market event...

Thalidomide Pharmion(R) Receives Positive Opinion for Treatment of First-line Multiple Myeloma from European Medicines Agency

..., which, if approved, entitles the drug to ten years of market exclusivity for the approved indications. Thalidomide Pharmion must be prescribed and dispensed through the Thalidomide Pharmion Pregnancy Prevention Programme, a risk management plan that includes a number of actions intended to prevent pregnanc...

Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Selection of its Disinfectant by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)

...DS provides a much higher amount of disinfectant on surfaces than conventional air assisted spray systems, approximately 60% of the total disinfectant dispensed on the surface for the ECADS sprayer, versus less than 15% for conventional sprayers. We think the combination of our ECADS devices and the ESI disinf...

Targanta Reports Improved Ability of Oritavancin to Stop Bacteria Growth In Vitro Compared With Other Glycopeptide Antibiotics

...e dissolved in water, diluted in cation-adjusted Mueller Hinton Broth (CAMHB) or CAMHB with two percent lysed horse blood (LHB), and dispensed into a microtiter plate for testing. Tests were conducted with Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), Enterococcus faecalis (E. faecali...

ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03) Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma

...Y PRESCRIBERS AND PHARMACISTS REGISTERED WITH THE PROGRAM CAN PRESCRIBE AND DISPENSE THE PRODUCT. IN ADDITION, REVLIMID(R) (lenalidomide) MUST ONLY BE dispensed TO PATIENTS WHO ARE REGISTERED AND MEET ALL THE CONDITIONS OF THE RevAssist(R) PROGRAM. 2. HEMATOLOGIC TOXICITY (NEUTROPENIA AND THROMBOCYTOPENIA). ...

New Data Suggests Less Abuse-Related Effects For OROS Methylphenidate

...ormulations(1). (The abuse-to-prescribe-ratio was determined by dividing reported emergency department visits for abuse by the number of prescriptions dispensed for each type of ADHD drug during the three-year period.) Overall findings showed that of the 1,102 reports of abuse gathered, long-acting OROS(R) m...

New Data Focuses on Abuse of Stimulant Medication

...ormulations.[i] (The abuse-to-prescribe-ratio was determined by dividing reported emergency department visits for abuse by the number of prescriptions dispensed for each type of ADHD drug during the three-year period.) Overall findings showed that of the 1,102 reports of abuse gathered, long-acting OROS(r) m...
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StatusFirst™ CHF NT-proBNP

Description:... test device utilizes biotin coupled anti-NT-proBNP antibody/streptavidin solid-phase chromatographic immunoassay technology. After a sample has been dispensed into the sample well, the StatusFirst CHF test device is placed in the LifeSign DXpress Reader....
Company:Nanogen, Inc.

Shandon Coverplate™ Technology

Description:...t of reagent. This system allows liquids to fill the gap between the coverplate and slide. The liquid stays in the gap until the next reagent is dispensed into the well. Its pressure then causes the previous reagent to be displaced by gravity flow. This process frees considerable technician time. Shan...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

VerifyNow (Ultegra) System

Description:...of human fibrinogen-coated beads, platelet agonist, preservative and buffer. The patient sample is anti-coagulated whole blood, which is automatically dispensed from the blood collection tube into the assay device by the instrument, with no blood handling required by the user....
Company:Accumetrics

MiniSwift

Description:...etween 119 (standard tube rack) and 256 (POS-ID Linear Rack) samples can be dispensed during a run. Predilutions can be made in deep well and standard 96-well plates. All dispensed samples can be archived in a deep well block during each run or as a separa...
Company:Tecan

Quidel CIC-C1q EIA

Description:...n the solid phase to capture immune complexes (CIC). In the first stage, CIC in the diluted patient samples and HAGG in the controls and standards are dispensed into the C1q coated assay wells. After incubation, unbound material is removed in a washing step and a ready to use conjugate (goat anti-human Ig-HRP)...
Company:Quidel Corporation

Multidrop DW (Deep Well) (110-120 V)

Description:...s dispensing by using a high-precision peristaltic pump to dispense directly from single or multiple reagent bottles. Up to 8 different liquids can be dispensed into any number of columns using the 8-channel dispensing cassette. All reagent lines can be back-flushed into the reagent bottle, minimizing the loss...
Company:ThermoFisher Scientific

VerifyNow Aspirin Assay

Description:...n of human fibrinogen-coated beads, platelet agonist, preservative and buffer. The patient sample is 3.2% citrated whole blood, which is automatically dispensed from the blood collection tube into the assay device by the instrument, with no blood handling required by the user....
Company:Accumetrics

Bioglue

Description:...exclusively from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) free countries and undergoes processing that reduces or inactivates viruses. The solutions are dispensed by a controlled delivery system, composed of a reusable delivery device, applicator tips, and applicator tip extenders....
Company:Cryolife, Inc.

Optium DBM Putty, TPUT10

Description:... Demineralized bone matrix dispensed in a jar. Fibers will be free of foreign matter. Glycerol 70-88% by weight. Calcium content less than 8%....
Company:LifeNet

Optium DBM Putty, TPUT05

Description:... Demineralized bone matrix dispensed in a jar. Fibers will be free of foreign matter. Glycerol 70-88% by weight. Calcium content less than 8%....
Company:LifeNet
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CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago

...painted pot; the bones of butchered deer; and evidence that large quantities of food items like meat, corn, beans and squash were prepared on-site and dispensed to villagers from the structure, said Sheets. Ceren's residents apparently were participating in a spiritual ceremony in the building when the volc...

Codeine use and accident risk

...ng the accident risk, says the study's leader Liliana Bachs. 98 of the 181 drivers exposed to codeine who were included in the study had also been dispensed other medicines with abuse potential in the week prior to the accident. - One can conclude that sporadic or moderate use of codeine alone to a sma...

Now, self-healing materials can mimic human skin, healing again and again

...rchers begin by building a scaffold using a robotic deposition process called direct-write assembly. The process employs a concentrated polymeric ink, dispensed as a continuous filament, to fabricate a three-dimensional structure, layer by layer. Once the scaffold has been produced, it is surrounded with ...

Smooth sailing: 'cruise ship virus' tackled by UH, Baylor College of Medicine

...Three sides of the reflectors will be covered with reflective material and will be populated with the Norwalk antibody. These retroreflectors will be dispensed onto the slide. If Norwalk is present on the slide from the previous protein/antibody bond, the retroreflectors will bond with it. If not, they will...
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A drug-dispensing contact lens

...ood and Drug Administration. In laboratory testing, the prototype lenses dispensed ciprofloxacin (an antibiotic often used in eyedrops) for 30 days, the longe... tests, the lenses continued releasing drug for up to 100 days. The amounts dispensed were sufficient to kill pathogens in a laboratory assay. Kohane and Cio...

Evidence for a New Genetic Link to Therapeutic Efficacy for Alzheimer's Disease

... is a first-in-class medical food for the clinical dietary management of the metabolic processes associated with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease. dispensed by prescription, Axona targets the metabolic deficiencies and imbalances associated with Alzheimer's disease by providing an alternative energy source...

GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients

...ve pharmaceutical chemicals, and suppliers of other goods and services to the generic drug industry. Generics represent 69% of the total prescriptions dispensed in the United States, but only 16% of all dollars spent on prescription drugs. For more information about the industry, visit www.gphaonline.org . ...

GPhA Says BIO Cries Wolf on Senate Biogenerics Proposal

...ve pharmaceutical chemicals, and suppliers of other goods and services to the generic drug industry. Generics represent 69% of the total prescriptions dispensed in the United States, but only 16% of all dollars spent on prescription drugs. For more information about the industry, visit www.gphaonline.org . ...

Ganeden Biotech, Liquid Health Labs Unveil New Drink Technology

...a new probiotic-enhanced beverage using PowerCap(R) technology, the innovative bottle cap dispensing system. Probiotics stored in the bottle's cap are dispensed into water with the press of a button, creating a new category of "ready to go (RTG)," healthy drinks. The drink, called FHS, or "Fresh Healthy S...

BioMarin Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ia (PKU), was $15.5 million for the first quarter of 2009, compared to $5.8 million for the first quarter of 2008. The quantity of commercial tablets dispensed to patients, the best metric to track true patient demand, increased 9.5 percent in the first quarter of 2009 compared to the fourth quarter of 2008. ...

Medco Delivers First-Quarter 2009 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.58; Diluted EPS Excluding Amortization of Intangible Assets of $0.63; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance; Announces Win of Coventry Commercial Business Starting January 1, 2010

...order prescriptions to total adjusted prescriptions. (4) Represents over-the-counter drugs, as well as diabetes supplies primarily dispensed by PolyMedica. Medco Health Solutions, Inc. Consolidated EBITDA (U...

Accera, Inc. to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

... is a first-in-class medical food for the clinical dietary management of the metabolic processes associated with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease. dispensed by prescription, Axona targets the metabolic deficiencies and imbalances associated with Alzheimer's disease by providing an alternative energy source...

GPhA Statement on the Introduction of the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act'

...ve pharmaceutical chemicals, and suppliers of other goods and services to the generic drug industry. Generics represent 69% of the total prescriptions dispensed in the United States, but only 16% of all dollars spent on prescription drugs. For more information on biogenerics, please log on to www.gphaonline.o...

Video: Accera Launches Axona(TM), First Medical Food Therapy to Help Manage Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

...). Axona is a first-in-class medical food for the clinical dietary management of the metabolic processes associated with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's. dispensed by prescription, it targets the metabolic deficiencies and imbalances associated with AD by providing an alternative energy source for brain cells. ...
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nano25 from Hudson Control Group, Inc.

Description:...nel nano25 delivers with performance and precision unparalleled in the industry. Features: Real-time documented confirmation of all aspirated and dispensed volumes Automated diagnostics detect and correct clogging, adapt to liquids temperature and correct automatically for viscosity and liquid compressi...
Company:Hudson Control Group, Inc.

COPAS 500 from Union Biometrica

Description:... these parameters, and achieved using our patented pneumatic mechanism which sorts live organisms without affecting their viability. Objects are then dispensed into most multiwell plate formats, or into a bulk receptacle....
Company:Union Biometrica

Finnpipette Focus Single Channel Long Tip Cone 30-300l from Thermo Scientific

Description:...es, bottles, flasks and other narrow and long necked vessels. Finnpipette Focus Long ensures that whatever volume you select, it will be aspirated and dispensed with the highest accuracy and precision....
Company:Thermo Scientific
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DNA probes

...ese specimens when the A1/B1 PCR ... ( i) Partially duplex DNA probes with short single-stranded overhangs are used for ... DNA probes were dispensed onto all slides in triplicate or quadruplicate from a ... DNA probe An agent that binds directly to a predefined sequence of nucleic acids. ....
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