The pain-reliever acetaminophen (also known as paracetomol) is one of the best-selling over-the-counter medications, used by more than 200 million Americans a year. It is sold under many brand names, including Tylenol, and is an ingredient in nearly 200 medications, both over-the-counter (such as Excedrin, Midol, NyQuil, and Sudafed) and prescription (such as Vicodin).
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX) announced today that it has successfully implemented the U.S. launch of Caldolor((R)), an intravenous formulation of ibuprofen, designed primarily for use in the hospital setting.
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on hospital acute care and gastroenterology markets, today announced that Chief Executive Officer A.J. Kazimi will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in New York at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday, September 21, 2009. Mr. Kazimi will provide an update on the Company and its Caldolor product, which Cumberland is preparing to launch following its recent approval by the Food and Drug Administration.
Nutra Pharma Corp., a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), HIV and Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has announced today that its recently launched pain reliever, Cobroxin, was selected as the “Best New Product” at the Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) Conference. Cobroxin was chosen as the award recipient by conference attendees, including several of the leading national retailers.
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the hospital acute care and gastroenterology markets, today announced second quarter 2009 financial results.
QRxPharma Limited and announced today successful completion of its pilot study to evaluate the analgesic efficacy and safety profile of MoxDuo(TM) IR (immediate release) capsules in patients with moderate to severe pain following total knee replacement surgery.
BioElectronics Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BIEL), the maker of inexpensive, disposable drug-free anti-inflammatory devices, today announced the completion of an important clinical study on heel and foot pain, which was led by David Genecov, M.D. FACS FAAP.
An advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently recommended limiting sales of acetaminophen products like Tylenol and also recommended banning prescription pain medications Vicodin and Percocet. This recommendation will prompt more people to change their habits and focus on joint pain remedy and pain relievers found in the natural vitamin supplements industry for arthritis treatment.
BioElectronics Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BIEL), the maker of inexpensive, disposable drug-free anti-inflammatory devices, today announced it will sponsor a clinical study comparing the effects of ActiPatch® Therapy to Tylenol® for the treatment of muscle pain and soreness.
Nutra Pharma Corp. (OTCBB: NPHC), a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), HIV and Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has announced today that it has launched an over-the-counter (OTC) pain reliever, Cobroxin, for the treatment of Stage 2 (moderate to severe) chronic pain.
WraSer Pharmaceuticals, LLC (WraSer) announced that it has purchased the Trezix® Oral Capsule product from e5 Pharma, LLC. With the purchase, WraSer is granted full rights to market and distribute Trezix® in the United States.
Warnings by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and increasing misuse and overdoses are telling reminders of the dangers pain medications can present. A recent study reveals that one in 10 high school students have tried opioid drugs and the prevalence of young adults using narcotics for non-medical use is the highest in 15 years.
More than two-thirds of all emergency department visits for childhood poisoning involve prescription and over-the-counter medications, more than twice the rate of poisonings from consumer products, reports a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Scientists in Louisiana are reporting development of a process for producing large batches of a new and potentially safer form of acetaminophen, the widely used pain-reliever now the source of growing concern over its potentially toxic effects on the liver.
Acetaminophen (Tylenol and generics) is one of the most commonly used over-the-counter drugs in the United States. While generally safe, acetaminophen is known to cause severe liver injury if taken in high doses. But likely due to genetics, even the recommended dose can induce serious liver damage in a significant number of people.
Adverse reactions to drugs represent one of the leading causes of death in the United States. But there may be a way to predict who is most likely to suffer a toxic side effect to a drug before they have even taken it.
Australian researchers say as many as 70% of hepatitis C carriers can possibly be cured of the disease with early treatment - this is excellent news as hepatitis C, if left untreated can lead to serious liver disease.
The painkiller oxycodone is effective at treating the acute pain of shingles, an illness that often causes severe pain which can become long-lasting and sometimes even permanent.
Data published online and in an upcoming print issue of The Lancet show that Gleevec (imatinib mesylate) tablets, when taken after surgery, substantially reduces the rate of recurrence of Kit-positive gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) compared with placebo.
For the estimated 27 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis, pain relief may come with a cherry on top.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is known as the "wear and tear" arthritis. It can affect any joint in the body particularly after years of use.