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FDA Approves Keveyis (dichlorphenamide) for Primary Hyperkalemic and Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

Posted 10 Aug 2015 by

HAWTHORNE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2015-- Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keveyis (dichlorphenamide) 50 mg Tablets for the treatment of primary hyperkalemic and hypokalemic periodic paralysis, a group of rare hereditary disorders that cause episodes of muscle weakness or paralysis [1]. Keveyis is ...

Accidental Medication Poisonings in Kids on the Rise

Posted 16 Sep 2011 by

FRIDAY, Sept. 16 – Despite ongoing prevention efforts, a growing number of young children are being accidentally poisoned with medications, according to new research. The study, which was based on data reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers between 2001 and 2008, found that medication poisoning among children aged 5 and under increased by 22 percent, although the number ...

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Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis, Primary Periodic Paralysis

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Keveyis, Daranide

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