Johnson & Johnson Reports Q4 and Full-Year 2022 Results
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – January 24, 2023 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for fourth-quarter and full year 2022. “Our full year 2022 results reflect the continued strength and stability of our three business segments, despite macroeconomic challenges,” said Joaquin Duato, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. “I am inspired by our employees who make a difference in the health and lives of people around the world every day. As we look ahead to 2023, Johnson & Johnson is well-positioned to drive near-term growth, while also investing strategically to deliver long-term value...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 24, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA issues guidance to help increase supply of ibuprofen oral suspension products in hospitals and health systems
FDA is issuing an immediately-in-effect guidance on compounding certain ibuprofen products in an effort to improve the supply of pediatric ibuprofen amid record high demand. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 21, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Compounding Certain Ibuprofen Oral Suspension Products Under Section 503B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
This guidance describes the Food and Drug Administration ’s (FDA or the Agency) regulatory and enforcement priorities regarding the compounding of certain ibuprofen oral suspension products in outsourcing facilities for administration in hospitals and health systems. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 20, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Ibuprofen Reduces Testosterone Level in Women With PCOS Ibuprofen Reduces Testosterone Level in Women With PCOS
A new study evaluated the effects of the NSAID ibuprofen on testosterone and other hormones among women with PCOS.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

China ’s Covid wave threatens another snarl of U.S. medical supply chain
The U.S. is already grappling with unrelated shortages of medications for children, including pain relievers and antibiotics. U.S. officials and medical suppliers said in interviews that they were closely monitoring the situation in China and had yet to see any shortages directly linked to the…#solutions #michaelosterholm #stephenmorrison #kylemackinnon #tylenol #premier #motrin #usjohnsonjohnson #ppe #vijaymohan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expectant Management Noninferior to Ibuprofen for Extreme Preemies With Patent Ductus Arteriosus
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 28, 2022 -- For infants who are extremely preterm, expectant management is noninferior to early ibuprofen for patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), according to a study published online Dec. 6 in the New England Journal of Medicine to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Target to limit purchases of Children's Tylenol to two bottles each
Online purchases of drugs such as Tylenol, Advil and Motrin are limited to just two per transaction on Target's website.  There are no limits on in-store purchases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Once a month jab could ease pain of arthritic knees
The medication, administered as a once-a-month jab, appears to have none of the side-effects associated with widely used painkillers such as ibuprofen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese Pharmacies Struggle to Stock Medication as Covid Spreads
BEIJING—Pharmacies across China reported shortages of ibuprofen, paracetamol and other fever medication as the country struggles to cope with a surge of Covid-19 cases, weeks after Beijing abandoned its three-year effort to contain the fast-spreading virus. Officials in Beijing deny that there is…#beijing (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Approval for new source of children's medicine days away, Alberta health minister says
Minister Jason Copping says a cache of 5 million bottles of children's formulations of acetaminophen and ibuprofen can begin making their way from a Turkish manufacturer to Alberta once two outstanding issues are resolved. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

The misconceptions about taking ibuprofen or paracetamol, according to a pharmacist
As the 'worst ever' winter bug sweeps the nation, a pharmacist has explained which medicines are best to take depending on what ails you. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacies Are Limiting Sales of Kids ’ Pain and Fever Medicine
CVS Health Corp. and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., two of the largest U.S. pharmacy chains, are limiting purchases of children’s pain-relief medicines amid constrained supplies and high demand. CVS is restricting shoppers to two products each for in-store and online purchases. Walgreens is limiting online orders to six products and isn’t setting limits for in-store purchases. Walmart Inc. isn’t placing any purchase limits, while Kroger Co. said it is asking shoppers to limit purchases to two kids pain medicine products. Rite Aid Corp. isn’t limiting purchases. “Due to increased demand and va...
Source: TIME: Health - December 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ike Swetlitz/Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

CVS and Walgreens RATION children's acetaminophen and ibuprofen
CVS will be limiting purchases of drugs like children's Tylenol in-store and online to two products each. Walgreens will only allow six products to be purchased at a time online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's healthcare system put to the test as COVID curbs fade By Reuters
By Ella Cao and Ryan Woo BAODING, China (Reuters) -When Li tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday in Baoding in northern China, he braced for a five-day quarantine at a makeshift local hospital as part of the country's strict pandemic controls. Instead, China the next day abruptly relaxed the…#yang #ryanwoo #bencowling #wang #omicron #lianhuaqingwen #ibuprofen #hongkonguniversity #health #centerfordiseasecontrol (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meds for kids with pain and fever are in high demand. Here's what to do if you can't find them
Grant's Pass Pharmacy in southern Oregon is down to its last few boxes of children's acetaminophen and ibuprofen, and pharmacist Michele Belcher says she can't order more. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news