Cough Syrups No More Effective Than Sugar Water
Over-the-counter cough syrup may not be as effective as it is claimed to be. Therefore purchase of cough syrup from the American Medicine cabinet// is viewed as nothing more than a waste of money according to a group of national doctors.
Based on the above finding, several recommendations h...
New FDA regulations puts some cough syrups off market
The Food and Drug Administration's(FDA) new effort to re-examine very old drugs that began selling before the government ever required proof that drugs worked well, has landed dozens of brands of prescription cough syrup in trouble. Until now FDA stressed that the expectorant, extended-release guai...
Studying The Effectiveness Of Cough Syrups
Giving your child an over-the-counter cough syrup may not be any more effective than giving them nothing at all, say researchers according to a new study.//
Researchers studied 100 children with upper respiratory infections. Thirty-three of the children received dextromethorphan -- a common ing...
Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading
... presented as well, even though there are a myriad of over-the-counter items strictly for adults available in flavors, including cherry-flavored cough syrups
(often with a large percentage of alcohol) and berry, orange, and mint-flavored antacid tablets. Flavored energy drinks are available across the count...
China Sky One Medical, Inc. Obtains Renewal of GMP Certificate
...ction and acceptance of its finished
products. Jin Chuang's seven product lines for tablets, capsules, granules,
powders, mixtures, oral solutions and syrups
all meet GMP standards.
On September 5, 2008, China Sky One Medical acquired all of Jin Chuang's
assets, including franchise, production and op...
Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals to Attend the 44th China New Drugs Trade Fair in Tianjin
... Cao, CEO of Jiangbo.
"Separately, we plan to start an active promotional campaign for our Laiyang
Pear Cough Syrup. The current market size for cough syrups
in China is
approximately RMB 5 to 10 billion annually and is rapidly growing. We
currently estimate that our sales of Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup in Chi...
Cord Blood Registry Supports Family Cord Blood Banking Act
...ilies can use tax advantaged dollars in FSAs, HSAs, HRAs, or through the medical expenses tax deduction. "Families may pay for over-the-counter cough syrups
or heartburn pills using these dollars, but not cord blood banking services," said David Zitlow, senior vice president of public affairs and communica...
USP announces new standards to protect patients from counterfeit and adulterated medicines
...om the dietary supplement chondroitin and can mimic heparin's blood-thinning properties. Glycerin, used in many drugs and consumer goods such as cough syrups
and toothpaste, has been involved in numerous episodes in which diethylene glycol, a poisonous chemical used in antifreeze, was added either intention...
AMA Finds High Fructose Syrup Unlikely to Be More Harmful to Health Than Other Caloric Sweeteners
...teners to no more than 32 grams of sugar
daily based on a 2,000 calorie diet in accordance with the Dietary
Guidelines for Americans."
High fructose syrups
are sweeteners produced from starches such as
corn, rice and wheat. They can be found in a variety of food products,
including breakfast cereals, soft...
BMP Sunstone Donates RMB 1.2 Million to Earthquake Relief
...arthquake that hit
the region on May 12, 2008. The Company's donations include Rmb 1.0 million
of Hao Wawa ("GoodBaby(R)") OTC granules, chewables and syrups
pediatric pain, fever and cold relief.
Mr. Han, President of BMP Sunstone, stated, "We hope that our
GoodBaby(R) product and cash contributions ...