Zyrtec is an 'over-the-counter' medicine for indoor and outdoor allergy symptoms.
The addition of cetirizine (the popular allergy medication sold under the brand name Zyrtec) to standard therapy is safe, well-tolerated, and may reduce relapses in patients with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a rare and severe disease that causes inflammation and demyelination (damage to the myelin - the protective coating of nerve cells), primarily in the optic nerve (optic neuritis), spinal cord (myelitis), and brainstem.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have devised a new molecule-building method that is likely to have a major impact on the pharmaceutical industry and many other chemistry-based enterprises.
Johnson & Johnson today announced sales of $18.3 billion for the fourth quarter of 2014, a decrease of 0.6% as compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. Operational results increased 3.9% and the negative impact of currency was 4.5%. Domestic sales increased 7.4%.
Johnson & Johnson today announced sales of $18.1 billion for the first quarter of 2014, an increase of 3.5% as compared to the first quarter of 2013. Operational results increased 5.3% and the negative impact of currency was 1.8%. Domestic sales increased 2.2%. International sales increased 4.5%, reflecting operational growth of 7.9% and a negative currency impact of 3.4%.
While many are stocking up on allergy medicine in preparation for spring, a new study from researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center has uncovered a new connection between allergy and cancer that could potentially lead to therapies involving common antihistamines.
Johnson & Johnson has announced the recall of its entire U.S. supply of infants' Tylenol—about 574,000 bottles—due to a design flaw. The flaw involved bottles of grape-flavoured infants' Tylenol, which had only just returned to shelves in November announced J&J last Friday.
While most of us acknowledge the need to see a doctor and take antibiotics for, say, strep throat, many of us attempt to power through when it comes to allergies. Whether we take pride in toughing it out, put off making a doctor's appointment, or simply assume allergies will go away quickly on their own, many of us suffer unnecessarily, a Saint Louis University allergist says.
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 Cetirizine Hydrochloride Oral Solution, 1 mg/mL.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that a consent decree of permanent injunction has been filed against McNeil-PPC and two of its officers for failing to comply with current good manufacturing practice requirements as required by federal law.
Save Flexible Spending Plans today called on the new leaders in Congress to follow through on their campaign promises to fix problems with the health care reform law, including restrictions on employer-provided flexible spending accounts (FSAs).
Perrigo Company today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to manufacture and market over-the-counter (OTC) Cetirizine Cherry Syrup, 1mg/ml. Shipments will begin in the Company's fiscal first quarter 2011. Cherry joins the currently available grape flavor cetirizine syrup in Perrigo's product portfolio, giving patients a choice of store brand flavors.
A provision of health care reform could blindside consumers and create an administrative nightmare for providers and retailers as its January 1, 2011 implementation date draws closer. Without intervention, the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, passed earlier this year, will require consumers to obtain a physician's "prescription" in order to use their pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to pay for over-the-counter (OTC) medicines other than insulin.
Following the massive recall of children’s and infants’ fever medicine Tylenol and other over the counter drugs (like Motrin, Benadryl and Zyrtec) for children a congressional committee has urged an investigation into the problem.
Working in consultation with the United States Food and Drug Administration, McNeil Consumer Healthcare is implementing a voluntary recall of infant and children's liquid products due to manufacturing deficiencies which may affect quality, purity or potency.
Johnson & Johnson today announced sales of $15.6 billion for the first quarter of 2010, an increase of 4.0% as compared to the first quarter of 2009. Operational results declined 0.1% and the positive impact of currency was 4.1%.
Rite Aid and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology are again teaming up this spring to help allergy sufferers with free allergy guides available now in nearly 4,800 Rite Aid stores nationwide and online at www.riteaid.com.
UCB and sanofi-aventis U.S. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved XYZAL(R) (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) for children age six months and older for the relief of symptoms of perennial allergic rhinitis (indoor allergies) and chronic idiopathic urticaria (chronic hives) and for children age two years and older for symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (outdoor allergies).
Today, more than ever, consumers can opt for generic equivalents of brand-name medications at substantial cost savings.
Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. reported today that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") for its Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") for cetirizine hydrochloride oral solution, 1 mg / 1 mL ("Cetirizine Oral Solution").
Perrigo Company has announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for over-the-counter (OTC) Cetirizine Hydrochloride Tablets, 5 and 10 mg.