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9/24/16 - Avail yourselves of pharmacistsservices [Qatar Tribune]
Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria President, Ahmed Yakasai, has urged Nigerians to avail themselves of the services of pharmacists nationwide. In a message to commemorate this years World Pharmacy Day, he described a pharmacist as an invaluable source of information on medicines and that it is consumers right to tap this huge reserve and potential.
9/24/16 - Endo Internat Soars on New CEO Announcement [Kuwait News Agency]
The drugmaker officially named Paul V. Campanelli as president and CEO effective immediately. The company which has its U.S. headquarters in Malvern looked internally for its replacement as 54- year-old Campanelli was the boss at Par Pharmaceutical, a company that Endo bought last year. Endo chairman Roger Kimmel said the board is very happy with t
9/24/16 - Endo names new CEO, stock surges [Cihan News Agency (Turkey)]
Shares of Endo International soared Friday after the drug maker named Paul V. Campanelli as president and CEO effective immediately. The company, with U.S. headquarters in Malvern, said that Rajiv De Silva has stepped down as chief executive officer and a board member. "Given the continued evolution of Endo`s business and Paul`s impressive track r
9/24/16 - How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions
For example, your kidney and liver may not work as well, which affects how drugs are broken down and leave your body, the FDA said. Sandra Kweder, an FDA medical officer, said in an agency news release. The FDA says these safety tips will help prevent harmful drug interactions or side effects:.
9/24/16 - MonoSol Rx Responds to Civil Complaint Filed by States Attorneys General [FARS News Agency]
-MonoSol Rx develops and manufactures FDA- approved pharmaceutical film products. I think it is important to add that Suboxone sublingual film is a product which has saved countless lives since its approval by the FDA in 2010.. MonoSol Rx`s leadership in film drug delivery is supported by strong IP protection, a robust pipeline of prescription drug
9/24/16 - Pfizer Inc. vs. Johnson & Johnson [Cihan News Agency (Turkey)]
Among the top participants in big pharma are Pfizer and Johnson& Johnson, and although J&J`s business has a much larger scope that fully incorporates other products like medical devices and over-the-counter consumer health products, its pharmaceutical exposure has been its big growth driver in recent years. With that in mind, let`s compare Pfizer a
9/23/16 - Bharat Book Bureau: Pharmaceutical Excipients Global Market - Forecast
Pharmaceutical excipients are inactive substances in the drug which helps in modulating solubility, bioavailability and stability of active substances for formulating final drug dosage forms. The excipients form the major part of any medicinal product and proportion of it when compared to Active Pharmaceutical Agent exceeds two to three fold in any
9/23/16 - Endo names new CEO, stock surges [Philly.com]
Sept. 23 Shares of Endo International soared Friday after the drug maker named Paul V. Campanelli as president and CEO effective immediately. The company, with U.S. headquarters in Malvern, said that Rajiv De Silva has stepped down as chief executive officer and a board member. "The board is very confident that Paul is the right choice to lead E
9/23/16 - FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION: Antibacterial Soap? You Can Skip ItUse Plain Soap and Water
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, there isn't enough science to show that over-the-counter antibacterial soaps are better at preventing illness than washing with plain soap and water. After studying the issue, including reviewing available literature and hosting public meetings, in 2013 the FDA issued a proposed rule requiring saf
9/23/16 - FDA issues final rule on safety and effectiveness of antibacterial soaps
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Drug Week The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule establishing that over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products containing certain active ingredients can no longer be marketed. Companies will no longer be able to market antibacterial washes with these ingredients because manufacture
9/23/16 - Glaxo names Emma Walmsley as new CEO to succeed Andrew Witty [Kuwait News Agency]
GlaxoSmithKline Plc promoted Emma Walmsley to be its new chief executive officer and succeed Andrew Witty when he retires, singling out the UK`s largest drugmaker as the only major global pharmaceutical company led by a woman. She will join the board on Jan 1 and take the helm of the London- based company on March 31, Glaxo said in a statement on T
9/23/16 - HeartBoost and BrainBest, AngioGenesis Labs Liquid Health Supplements, Expand to More than 450 Convenience Stores [Moj News Agency (Iran)]
-AngioGenesis Labs, a leading manufacturer of liquid dietary supplements, has expanded distribution of HeartBoost and BrainBest to more than 450 convenience stores in 5 Southeast states including Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama and Texas. AngioGenesis Labs supplements are packaged in easy to consume 2 oz shots. Several key ingredients in..
9/23/16 - KALOBIOS PHARMACEUTICALS INC - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
You should read the following discussion and analysis together with our financial statements and the notes to those statements included elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10 Q and our Annual Report on Form 10- K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015. This Quarterly Report on Form 10- Q contains statements that discuss that discuss f
9/23/16 - MonoSol Rx Responds to Civil Complaint Filed by States Attorneys General
MonoSol Rx develops and manufactures FDA- approved pharmaceutical film products. As a small innovative company with R&D in New Jersey and manufacturing in Indiana, we are proud of our patented technology and the value it has brought to patients and caregivers, said Keith Kendall, CEO of MonoSol Rx. I think it is important to add that Suboxo
9/22/16 - 5 Top Medical Device Stocks Trading on the OTCQB
Aethlon Medical has already proven their pioneering spirit: the company made the ADAPT System. The Aetholon ADAPT system provides the drug industry a new regulatory and commercialization pathway for their monoclonal antibodies and affinity drug agents, CEO Jim Joyce said in 2011, when the platform was first introduced. That product is being d
9/22/16 - Allergan and Adamas Announce U.S. Availability of New Dosage Strengths for NAMZARIC (Memantine and Donepezil Hydrochlorides) Extended Release for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's Disease
DUBLIN and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 22, 2016/ PRNewswire/ Allergan plc, a leading global pharmaceutical company, and Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that all four dosage strengths of NAMZARIC extended-release capsules that allow patients on donepezil 10 mg to start directly on NAMZARIC are now available by prescription in pharmac
9/22/16 - Ayotte creates distance from GOP in tight re-election bid
Kelly Ayotte campaign for re-election in New Hampshire, you wouldn't always know she's a Republican. Although she's in line with the GOP in cutting federal funds for Planned Parenthood, Ayotte focuses her women's health message on increasing access to over-the-counter birth control and mammograms. The Koch-affiliated Americans for Prosperity is not
9/22/16 - HeartBoost and BrainBest, AngioGenesis Labs' Liquid Health Supplements, Expand to More than 450 Convenience Stores
AngioGenesis Labs, a leading manufacturer of liquid dietary supplements, has expanded distribution of HeartBoost and BrainBest to more than 450 convenience stores in 5 Southeast states including Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama and Texas. AngioGenesis Labs' supplements are packaged in easy to consume 2 oz shots. Several key ingredient
9/22/16 - Pharmaceutical Excipients Global Market - Forecast to 2022
Pharmaceutical excipients are inactive substances in the drug which helps in modulating solubility, bioavailability and stability of active substances for formulating final drug dosage forms. The excipients form the major part of any medicinal product and proportion of it when compared to Active Pharmaceutical Agent exceeds two to three fold in a
9/22/16 - Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Hearing
Thank you for the opportunity to provide testimony. My name is Scott Faber and I am Senior Vice President for Government Affairs for the Environmental Working Group, which has been evaluating the safety of personal care product chemicals for more than a decade. EWG's Skin Deep, our online consumer guide to personal care products, rates the safety o
9/22/16 - U.S. FDA Approves INVOKAMET XR (Canagliflozin / Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release) for the Treatment of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes
Release date- 21092016- RARITAN, N.J- Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved INVOKAMET XR-a once-daily, fixed-dose combination therapy of canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release- for first-line use as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve blood glucose control in adul
9/21/16 - FDA contest seeks mobile app to combat opioid overdose
The FDA announced a contest and code-a-thon Wednesday for the development of a smartphone app to help drug users find a nearby location for naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Efforts are also being made for more first responders and family members of people using the drugs to carry them, but the FDA says this is not n
9/21/16 - MARGIN OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS EXCEEDS TWICE MARGIN OF OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS [Sarke Economic Press Monitor (Georgia)]
Research, conducted by international fund Curatio, showed that during 2009-2012, prices of original brands medications were tended to decrease, while starting from 2014, because of lari devaluation and introduction of prescription regulation, prices started growth again. Supposedly, insufficient facilities for introduction of prescripti
9/21/16 - Packaging Horizons Launches New Product - The Patient's Medicine Inventory Security Bag
We are living in an era of pull through drug marketing for both over-the-counter supplements and prescription drugs. As a result, an increasing number of patients are arriving at hospitals and other medical facilities for treatment with personal medications- many self-prescribed and purchased over the counter. Patients medicating with their own dru
9/21/16 - Philly pharma company, in layoffs, feels the pain of competition [Philly.com]
Sept. 21 Even as public awareness about addictions to opioid painkillers continues to grow, a Philadelphia pharmaceutical company that makes an alternative pain medicine is shedding employees and laid off at least 30 earlier this month. As painful as the layoffs are to the people who lost their jobs at Iroko Pharmaceuticals LLC, the company faces
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