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10/1/14 - FDA Approves Baxter's RIXUBIS [Coagulation Factor IX Recombinant] for Treatment of Children with Hemophilia B
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week-- Baxter International Inc. announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved RIXUBIS for routine prophylactic treatment, control and prevention of bleeding episodes, and perioperative management in children with hemophilia B. RIXUBIS was the first recombinant factor IX..
10/1/14 - Hikma receives approval for colchicine 0.6mg capsules
Release date- 30092014- London,- Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC, the fast growing multinational pharmaceutical group, today announces the approval of its New Drug Application for colchicine 0.6 mg capsules by the US Food and Drug Administration. Hikma will market its colchicine under the brand name MITIGARE. Said Darwazah, Chairman and CEO of Hikma, sai
10/1/14 - Unisense FertiliTech Gets FDA Clearance for Its 'Compare & Select' Feature in EmbryoViewer Software [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Unisense FertiliTech A/S reported that it has received FDA 510 clearance for its "Compare& Select" feature in the EmbryoViewer software. "We're excited to receive the FDA 510 clearance for the EmbryoViewer software, and believe this will aid IVF professionals in the selection of embryos that are likely to produce a live birth," said Vagn Rasmussen
9/30/14 - FDA Approves MOVANTIKâ?¢ naloxegol Tablets For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation In Adult Patients With Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Cancer Weekly-- Nektar Therapeutics reported that partner AstraZeneca announced that the US Food and Drug Administration approved MOVANTIK tablets as the first once-daily oral peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist medication for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation, in adult patients...
9/30/14 - Hikma Pharmaceuticals Gets FDA Approval For Colchicine Capsules
LONDON- Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC Tuesday said it was granted approval by the US Food and Drug Administration for its colchicine 0.6 mg capsules for prophylaxis of gout flares in adults. According to IMS Health, sales of colchicine in the US market were approximately USD688 million for the 12 months ended August 2014, Hikma said in its statement Tu
9/30/14 - Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Generic Exforge®
Par received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for amlodipine and valsartan and was granted 180 days of marketing exclusivity. According to IMS Health data, annual U.S. sales of Exforge ® are approximately $422 million. About Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. Par Pharmaceutical Comp

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