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4/19/14 - DrugNews: Court Records Show Rising Lawsuits for Pradaxa as Additional Uses Approved
Pradaxa was approved by the FDA in 2010 to prevent blood clots and strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices has also advised bleeding from Pradaxa could be 5 times as likely to cause death***. Now, DrugNews has learned the FDA has approved the usage of Pradaxa for DVT and pulmonary embolism, in addit
4/18/14 - Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval of New Defibrillators and Heart Failure Devices [Professional Services Close - Up]
Boston Scientific Corp. has received FDA approval for its latest generation of defibrillators and heart failure devices designed to advance patient care. These newly approved devices continue the Boston Scientific history of projected longevity and a six-year CRT-D warranty. Extending the Boston Scientific portfolio of defibrillators, the ICDs in t
4/18/14 - Carestream's New Bone Suppression Software Receives FDA Clearance, Now Available Worldwide
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week-- "Our new software collects radiation dose details from our CR and DR systems and sends this data to PACS systems that support the IHE dose monitoring profile," said Helen Titus, Carestream's Marketing Director of X-ray Solutions. "We are one of the first companies to provide radiation
4/18/14 - FDA approves Ragwitek for short ragweed pollen allergies
Release date- 17042014- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ragwitek, the first allergen extract administered under the tongue to treat short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis, with or without conjunctivitis, in adults 18 years through 65 years of age. 'The approval of Ragwitek offers millions of adults living with ragweed p
4/18/14 - Lannett Gets FDA Approval for Diazepam Oral Solution (Concentrate), 5 mg/mL [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Lannett Company, Inc. said that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of its Abbreviated New Drug Application for Diazepam Oral Solution, 5 mg/ mL, a Schedule C-IV controlled drug. "We believe our ANDA for Diazepam Oral Solution, 5 mg/mL was the first bioequivalent Diazepam Oral Solution product approved by the FDA,"
4/18/14 - Reverse Medical Corp. Gets FDA IDE Approval for BARREL Vascular Reconstruction Device [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Reverse Medical Corp. has announced FDA IDE approval for clinical investigation of their BARREL Vascular Reconstruction Device. "FDA approval of this clinical trial represents a significant accomplishment, and we're excited to begin evaluating this promising endovascular treatment alternative for patients with limited options available today.

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