Ranbaxy sues FDA over revoking approvals for Nexium, Valcyte copies
"FDA has no power to correct an alleged mistake it made six years ago," Ranbaxy said in the court filing dated Nov. 14 and seen by Reuters on Tuesday. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 18, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Pulls Approval for Copies of AstraZeneca, Roche DrugsU.S. Pulls Approval for Copies of AstraZeneca, Roche Drugs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has revoked a tentative approval for India's Ranbaxy Laboratories to make a cheap copy of AstraZeneca's heartburn drug Nexium, after its Indian plants were banned over quality control issues. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 7, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

FDA Revokes Ranbaxy's Approval to Make AstraZeneca and Roche Generics
The U.S. FDA has revoked a tentative approval for India's Ranbaxy Laboratories to make inexpensive copies of AstraZeneca's heartburn drug Nexium, as well as Roche Holding's antiviral Valcyte. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - November 6, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. pulls approval for Ranbaxy copies of AstraZeneca and Roche drugs
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revoked a tentative approval for India's Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd to make a cheap copy of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn drug Nexium, after its Indian plants were banned over quality control issues. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 6, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ranbaxy Laboratories still has exclusive rights for Nexium generic: CEO Arun Sawhney
Ranbaxy was first to seek approval from US FDA to sell a cheaper copy of Nexium, gaining exclusive rights to sell it for 6 months after patent expiry. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 28, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy still has exclusive rights for Nexium generic: CEO
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories still has exclusive rights to the launch of AstraZeneca's heartburn drug Nexium in the United States, it said on Tuesday, despite regulatory concern over the manufacturing process. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Connecticut AG George Jepsen to USFDA: Pull up Ranbaxy for failing to launch drug Nexium
Ranbaxy was scheduled to launch the generic version of drug Nexium in US under a 6-month exclusive marketing opportunity, but it failed to do. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 13, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Longterm Use of Heartburn Medication May Lead To Bone Loss
BOSTON (CBS) – Grace Tejchman has been taking heartburn medications for nine years now. She says she needs the relief from some difficult symptoms. “If I don’t take it, the acid backs up and I have severe heartburn and a ball in my throat,” she said. The relief comes from a group of drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors. They’re excellent at controlling heartburn by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. These drugs are sold as Prevacid, Nexium, and Prilosec. Many of these medications started as prescriptions in the late 1980s, but are currently available over the counter. Now th...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 17, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: miketoole Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Bone Loss CBS Boston Dr. Blair Jobe Dr. Mallika Marshall Heartburn Medication Proton Pump Inhibitors WBZ TV Source Type: news

06.03.14 -- Pfizer Launches OTC Nexium For Heartburn; AstraZeneca's Focus On Supply Chain
06/03/14Pharmaceutical Online Newsletter (Source: Pharmaceutical Online News)
Source: Pharmaceutical Online News - June 2, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tips for Seniors on the Safe Use of Acid Reflux Medications
As a person gets older, they may be faced with more health conditions that they will need to treat on a regular basis. This includes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If you are a senior citizen and on various medications, you no doubt know the importance of taking medication safely. Sometimes the difficulty arises when the number of medications, and medical conditions they treat, increases. That's a lot to keep organized at times. These tips on safe use of medications can go a long way in helping you with this part of your health care. Related Information: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Choo...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 9, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Acid Reflux Medications Wisely
If you decide to take medication for any medical condition, you should know how to take that medication wisely. Up to half of all those who take medications do not take them as directed. This could be the result of not reading the labels on the prescriptions bottles or on the bottles of the over the counter meds, missing doses, using medication after it's expiration date, etc. In order to make sure you lower your risk of having problems with the medications you take, you can follow the tips in this article on using medications wisely. Related Resources: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Chooz H2 B...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 9, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Launches NEXIUM Direct Program
AstraZeneca announced it is kick-starting NEXIUM Direct, a direct-to-patient program that provides eligible patients the option of brand name NEXIUM direct delivery to their home. NEXIUM Direct is part of AstraZeneca Direct, a web based service that delivers select brand name prescription drugs from AstraZeneca directly to patients’ home. (Source: Pharmaceutical Online News)
Source: Pharmaceutical Online News - March 21, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ranbaxy scrambles for ingredients to make generic Nexium
MUMBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd is in talks with at least two companies on sourcing ingredients for a generic version of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn drug Nexium, a source said, to ensure the pills can be sold in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ranbaxy in ingredient supplier talks for generic Nexium: Source
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd is in talks with at least two companies on sourcing ingredients for a generic version of AstraZeneca Plc's heartburn pill Nexium. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 11, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hanmi does not infringe AstraZeneca's Nexium: U.S.court
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The drug company AstraZeneca PLC lost a bid on Thursday to defend its widely used heartburn drug Nexium when an appeals court ruled that a new drug from Hanmi Pharmaceuticals did not infringe on Nexium patents. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

AstraZeneca says competitor to blockbuster Nexium launched in U.S
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it was aware South Korea's Hanmi Pharmaceutical had launched a competitor to its top selling stomach-acid drug Nexium in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Using Acid Reflux Medications Wisely
If you decide to take medication for any medical condition, you should know how to take that medication wisely. Up to half of all those who take medications do not take them as directed. This could be the result of not reading the labels on the prescriptions bottles or on the bottles of the over the counter meds, missing doses, using medication after it's expiration date, etc. In order to make sure you lower your risk of having problems with the medications you take, you can follow the tips in this article on using medications wisely. Related Resources: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Chooz H2 B...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - November 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One-Time Procedure Could Prevent Acid Reflux
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: deanreddington Tags: Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Acid Reflux antacids esophagus LYNX Paula Ebben stomach Source Type: news

U.S. court temporarily blocks a competitor to AstraZeneca's Nexium
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal U.S. judge issued a temporary injunction against Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co Ltd on Friday, preventing the South Korean drugmaker from launching a close relative of AstraZeneca Plc's Nexium stomach-acid drug in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Has Lindsay Lohan’s "Next Chapter" Truly Begun?
Lindsay Lohan has been notorious as one of Hollywood's most troubled startlets. Four days after her release from her sixth stint in rehab she sat down with Oprah Winfrey for an interview where she suggested the tide has finally turned for her. Will she be able to maintain her recovery? Here's why I'm rooting for her. read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 20, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Goal Auzeen Saedi, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Media Parenting acid reflux adderall ADHD child star cocaine downward spiral empathy headlights ill will lindsay lohan mean girls multiple times nexium oprah winfrey phone conversation poor parenting spiritu Source Type: news

Tips for Seniors on the Safe Use of Acid Reflux Medications
As a person gets older, they may be faced with more health conditions that they will need to treat on a regular basis. This includes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If you are a senior citizen and on various medications, you no doubt know the importance of taking medication safely. Sometimes the difficulty arises when the number of medications, and medical conditions they treat, increases. That's a lot to keep organized at times. These tips on safe use of medications can go a long way in helping you with this part of your health care. Related Information: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Choo...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Acid Reflux Medications Wisely
If you decide to take medication for any medical condition, you should know how to take that medication wisely. Up to half of all those who take medications do not take them as directed. This could be the result of not reading the labels on the prescriptions bottles or on the bottles of the over the counter meds, missing doses, using medication after it's expiration date, etc. In order to make sure you lower your risk of having problems with the medications you take, you can follow the tips in this article on using medications wisely. Related Resources: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Chooz H2 B...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - July 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neonatal Reflux Disease Not Improved With EsomeprazoleNeonatal Reflux Disease Not Improved With Esomeprazole
Esomeprazole reduced neither signs or symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease nor the total number of reflux episodes in neonates. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Tips for Seniors on the Safe Use of Acid Reflux Medications
As a person gets older, they may be faced with more health conditions that they will need to treat on a regular basis. This includes gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If you are a senior citizen and on various medications, you no doubt know the importance of taking medication safely. Sometimes the difficulty arises when the number of medications, and medical conditions they treat, increases. That's a lot to keep organized at times. These tips on safe use of medications can go a long way in helping you with this part of your health care. Related Information: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Choo...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aerosolized Swallowed Fluticasone vs Esomeprazole for EoEAerosolized Swallowed Fluticasone vs Esomeprazole for EoE
Are inhaled corticosteroids as effective as proton pump inhibitors in the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis? The American Journal of Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

100 Top-Selling Drugs Report Released 100 Top-Selling Drugs Report Released
Acid blocker esomeprazole and antipsychotic drug aripiprazole remain the top-selling US prescription drugs. Sales climbed for oseltamivir because of a severe influenza season, according to Drugs.com. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

What Are Proton Pump Inhibitors?
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are a group of medications that have been used to decrease the amount of acid in the stomach and intestines. Doctors prescribe PPIs to treat people with GERD, ulcers in the stomach or intestine, or other digestive disorders where the production of stomach acid needs to be controlled. Read more about what proton pump inhibitors are and what they do. Types of PPIs: Aciphex Dexilant Nexium Prevacid Prilosec Protonix Related Resources: GERD Erosive Esophagitis Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Peptic Ulcers What Are Proton Pump Inhibitors? originally appeared on About.com Heartburn / GE...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - April 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Acid Reflux Medications Wisely
If you decide to take medication for any medical condition, you should know how to take that medication wisely. Up to half of all those who take medications do not take them as directed. This could be the result of not reading the labels on the prescriptions bottles or on the bottles of the over the counter meds, missing doses, using medication after it's expiration date, etc. In order to make sure you lower your risk of having problems with the medications you take, you can follow the tips in this article on using medications wisely. Related Resources: Antacids Maalox Mylanta Tums Gaviscon Chooz H2 B...
Source: About Heartburn / Acid Reflux - March 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

41 Actions Currently Pending in the Nexium Multi-District Litigation:...
According to court data updated on January 14th, 2013, by the US Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (MDL), there are 41 actions pending in the Nexium MDL. In light of this news, AttorneyOne,...(PRWeb February 25, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10463289.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 25, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugs.com Releases Q4 Sales for Top 100 U.S. Drugs
Abilify Overtakes Nexium as the Top Drug by Sales NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Drugs.com, the leading online clinical drug resource, today released fourth quarter 2012 U.S. prescription sales data for the top 100 drugs. At the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 13, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drugs.com Releases Q4 Sales for Top 100 U.S. Drugs: Abilify Overtakes Nexium as the Top Drug by Sales
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Drugs.com, the leading online clinical drug resource, today released fourth quarter 2012 U.S. prescription sales data for the top 100 drugs. At the close of 2012, Otsuka’s antipsychotic Abilify overtakes... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 7, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Featured in Journal Watch: Treating Unexplained Chest Pain with Esomeprazole?
(Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 27, 2013 Category: Primary Care Tags: Medical News Source Type: news

Massive Lawsuit on Nexium Fractures and Bone Problems: Now,...
According to court documents, on December 31st, 2012, 512 plaintiffs filed a product liability lawsuit in California Southern District Court alleging they suffered fractures and bone problems from...(PRWeb January 17, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10329772.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 18, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Updated national IV monograph on Esomeprazole
Source: Medusa Area: News An updated IV monograph on Esomeprazole is now available from the NHS injectable medicines guide website (Medusa). Please see the link below for access (registration required).     (Source: NeLM - News)
Source: NeLM - News - January 8, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The Law Firm of d'Oliveira and Associates Now Offers a No Win - No...
Law Firm offers no win - no fee promise for clients injured from Nexium, which has been linked to severe side effects such as osteoporosis, bone deterioration and esophageal cancer.(PRWeb January 06, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10270658.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 7, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Elderly female with CHF complains of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, dizziness, and confusion for 5 days. What is the cause?
Author: V. Dimov, M.D.Reviewer: S. Randhawa, M.D.A 96-year-old African American female (AAF) was admitted from a nursing home with complaints of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting (N/V), dizziness, confusion and double vision for 5 days. She was discharged from the hospital just 4 days ago. Digoxin was started during that previous hospitalization for control of tachycardia in atrial fibrillation. One day prior to discharge, digoxin level was 1.8 mg/mL and digoxin dose was decreased to 125 mcg PO Q 48 hr.Past medical history (PMH)Hypertension, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, stroke, congestive heart failure.M...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - August 2, 2009 Category: General Medicine Tags: Cardiology Intensive Care Toxicology Source Type: news