Granisetron is the active ingredient in a drug used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. Granisetron is a type of serotonin receptor antagonist and a type of antiemetic.
A.P. Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, today provided an update on its lead product candidate, APF530, for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV).
PediatRx, Inc. today commented on studies which reveal that chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting is one of the most feared of all chemotherapy-related side effects. The fear of nausea and subsequent vomiting is many times so significant that patients can develop a condition known as 'anticipatory' nausea, where the patient becomes nauseous primarily as a result of the fear of becoming nauseous.
A.P. Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010 and provided a corporate update.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announced the issuance of a patent extending the exclusivity of the BioErodible MucoAdhesive drug delivery technology in Canada from 2017 to 2027. The patent was been reviewed by the Office of Patented Medicines for listing in the Canadian Patent Register and was found eligible for listing.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announces that it has received definitive commitments from institutional investors for a private placement financing yielding gross proceeds of $15 million to BDSI. The financing is expected to close today.
ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc., an oncology small molecule and synthetic biology drug development company, and Solasia Pharma K.K., a developer of Western oncology pharmaceuticals in-licensed for commercialization in Asian markets, announced today that they have entered into a license and collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize ZIOPHARM's darinaparsin product and related organic arsenic molecules in specified Pan-Asian/Pacific territories.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announced today that enrollment of its Phase 3 trial assessing the efficacy and safety of BEMA Buprenorphine for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain is on schedule, with over half of the needed subjects enrolled.
PediatRx Inc.is pleased to provide an update on activities for the fiscal third quarter. Among its achievements, the hospital specialty pharmaceutical company reported its first-ever revenues and successfully launched GRANISOL™, the company's first commercial entry.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. today responded to a process patent infringement lawsuit filed and recently served against the Company and certain co-defendants by MonoSol Rx, LLC. The purpose in responding at this time is for BDSI to strongly refute MonoSol's claims and to assure BDSI stockholders that the Company remains focused on vigorously progressing its pipeline and not allowing this claim to present a distraction.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. today announced the enrollment and dosing of the first patient in its Phase 3 clinical program evaluating the efficacy and safety of BEMA Buprenorphine for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain.
A.P. Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. today announced a positive End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which took place on September 14, 2010. At that meeting, agreement was reached on the BEMA Buprenorphine development plan for the treatment of chronic pain.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. and Meda today announced approval of BEMA Fentanyl in Europe via the Decentralized Procedure, with Germany acting as Reference Member State.
Although nausea and vomiting are common in children undergoing chemotherapy, few quality studies identify absolutely the best way to prevent and treat this problem in kids, said Robert Phillips, M.D., lead author of a new Cochrane review. Phillips, a pediatric oncologist at St. James's Hospital in Leeds, England, said the main finding is the paucity of data that he and his colleagues uncovered.
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. today announced a positive meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Meda and BDSI that occurred on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 to discuss significant modifications to the existing Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program for ONSOLIS (fentanyl buccal soluble film).
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announced today that its abstract showing the results of a Phase 2 clinical study of BEMA Buprenorphine in the treatment of pain has been selected for oral presentation at Pain Week 2010, a national conference educating frontline clinicians who are faced with treating patients with pain. The presentation will take place on Friday, September 10, as part of the 7:00 - 9:00 AM podium presentation session.
A.P. Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2010.“We are working expeditiously to complete the work needed to prepare for a meeting with the FDA. Once the necessary information is available, we will request an End of Review meeting to discuss the next steps for the APF530 New Drug Application.”
Merck announced today results from a new non-inferiority trial of an antiemetic regimen containing fosaprepitant dimeglumine administered as a single intravenous (IV) 150-mg dose in combination with a 5-HT3 antagonist and dexamethasone compared with a three-day regimen of aprepitant with a 5-HT3 antagonist and dexamethasone for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in patients receiving a first cycle of cisplatin-based chemotherapy.
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. reported today that it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for Granisetron Hydrochloride Tablets USP, 1 mg (base) ("granisetron tablets").
BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. announced that it has entered into a license and supply agreement with Kunwha Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., for the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize BEMA Fentanyl (marketed as ONSOLIS in the U.S.) in the Republic of Korea. The agreement results in potential milestone payments to BDSI of up to $1,275,000, which includes an upfront payment of $300,000. In addition, BDSI will receive an ongoing royalty based on net sales.