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Adamis Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for Its Lower Dose Symjepi Product

Posted 17 days ago by Drugs.com

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ADMP) (“Adamis”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has approved Adamis’ lower dose version (0.15mg) of Symjepi for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type I) including anaphylaxis. Dr. Dennis J. Carlo, President and CEO of Adamis, stated, “The approval of the lowe ...

Generic EpiPen Gains Doctors' Approval

Posted 17 Aug 2018 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Aug. 17, 2018 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval Thursday of the first generic versions of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. has pleased medical experts, who hope it will make the lifesaving medication more affordable and available. "It's exciting for lots of reasons," said Dr. Michael Blaiss, executive medical director of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. ...

FDA Approves First Generic Version of EpiPen

Posted 16 Aug 2018 by Drugs.com

August 16, 2018 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic version of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine) auto-injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, including those that are life-threatening (anaphylaxis), in adults and pediatric patients who weigh more than 33 pounds. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA gained approval to market its generic epinephrine ...

Adrenaline Shot Can Save Lives After Heart Stops, But at a Heavy Price

Posted 19 Jul 2018 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 – An adrenaline shot can restart your heart if it suddenly stops beating, but a new trial shows that chances are you might not return to much of a life if you survive. People who suffered cardiac arrest and were resuscitated with adrenaline had an almost doubled risk of severe brain damage, researchers found. "We found adrenaline does not increase your chances of ...

Health Tip: Caring for Your Epi-Pen

Posted 11 Jul 2018 by Drugs.com

-- An epi-pen may be a lifesaving injection for a person with severe allergies. But the device must be cared for and stored properly. Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) suggests how to care for your epi-pen: Store it away from direct light. Store it at room temperature. Do not refrigerate it or allow it to freeze. Do not store it in a car, since temperatures can fluctuate drastically. ...

Many With Severe Allergies Don't Carry an EpiPen: Study

Posted 21 Jun 2018 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 – Issues with cost or lack of training mean that more than half of U.S. adults at risk of a severe allergic reaction didn't use a lifesaving EpiPen or other epinephrine auto-injector during a recent attack. That's the finding from a new study of more than 900 adults with potentially life-threatening allergies. The researchers said 52 percent didn't use their prescribed ...

Affected by the EpiPen Shortage? Here's What to Do

Posted 9 May 2018 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, May 9, 2018 – Production issues have made EpiPens hard to find in some areas of the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. The devices give a shot of epinephrine to people who are hit by severe allergic reactions. "Epinephrine is lifesaving, tightening the vessels to increase blood pressure, and opening constricted airways," explained Dr. Robert ...

The Other Opioid Crisis: Shortages at U.S. Hospitals

Posted 2 May 2018 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 – U.S. hospitals are running short of the injectable opioids and anesthesia drugs that most surgery patients need during and after their procedures, a new survey shows. More than 98 percent of anesthesiologists responding to the survey said they regularly experience shortages of these drugs. And recent efforts by the federal government to curb the opioid crisis – by ...

New Moms Still Wary of Exposing Infants to Peanuts

Posted 24 Mar 2018 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, March 23, 2018 – Though doctors recommend an early introduction to peanuts, many new moms prefer to delay giving them to their babies, researchers report. Allergy experts now say that infants should be exposed to the allergen by the time they are 4 to 6 months old. "Food allergies are scary, so it's understandable that parents would hesitate to introduce a food they might see as ...

School Nurses at Ground Zero for Food Allergies

Posted 20 Mar 2018 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 – Food allergies are common among American kids, with nearly one-third of U.S. school nurses reporting at least one severe reaction to food among their students in the last school year, a new survey finds. But the survey, of more than 200 school nurses nationwide, also uncovered some good news. Ninety-six percent of the nurses said school staffers had been trained on how ...

FDA Approves Kaléo’s Auvi-Q (Epinephrine Injection, USP) 0.1 mg Auto-Injector for Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions in Infants and Small Children

Posted 28 Nov 2017 by Drugs.com

Richmond, VA (November 20, 2017) kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Auvi-Q (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg, the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) specifically designed for the treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions, including ...

Kids' Food Allergies, Especially to Peanuts, Are on the Rise

Posted 27 Oct 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 – The number of U.S. children allergic to peanuts has increased by 21 percent since 2010, with nearly 2.5 percent of youngsters now having this type of allergy, a new study has found. Peanut allergies aren't the only ones on the rise, however. The researchers surveyed more than 53,000 households nationwide between October 2015 and September 2016 and found that rates of tree ...

Many Food Allergies May Develop in Adulthood

Posted 27 Oct 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 – Is the roof of your mouth itchy after a peanut butter sandwich? Does your skin break out in hives after you've cracked your way through a lobster dinner? It's possible you're one of the many adults who developed a food allergy as an adult, a new study says. Researchers surveyed adults with food allergies and found that nearly half said that one or more of their allergies ...

FDA Conducts Major Global Operation to Protect Consumers From Potentially Dangerous Prescription Drugs Sold Online

Posted 26 Sep 2017 by Drugs.com

September 25, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, recently took action against more than 500 websites that illegally sell potentially dangerous, unapproved versions of prescription medicines, including opioids, antibiotics and injectable epinephrine products to American consumers. These actions were part of a ...

Too Few Children Get EpiPen When Needed: Study

Posted 12 Jul 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 – EpiPens are the go-to solution when a child has a severe allergic reaction. But many kids don't get this essential treatment, U.S. researchers found. Even when the epinephrine-delivering device has been prescribed, parents or caretakers frequently fail to use it in the face of a potentially fatal allergic reaction known as anaphylaxis, investigators found. "In our ...

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