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New Drug Approvals Archive - June 2004

June 2004

Istalol (timolol maleate ophthalmic) Solution

Date of Approval: June 4, 2004
Company: ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Treatment for: Glaucoma

Istalol (timolol maleate ophthalmic solution) is a beta-blocking agent for the treatment of glaucoma.

Read more: Istalol (timolol maleate ophthalmic) FDA Approval History

Menostar (estradiol transdermal system)

Date of Approval: June 8, 2004
Company: Berlex
Treatment for: Prevention of Osteoporosis

Menostar (estradiol transdermal system) is an estrogen patch for the prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

Read more: Menostar (estradiol transdermal system) FDA Approval History

Zegerid (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate) - formerly Rapinex

Date of Approval: June 15, 2004
Company: Santarus, Inc.
Treatment for: Duodenal Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Gastric Ulcer, Erosive Esophagitis

Zegerid (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate) is proton-pump inhibitor and antacid combination for the treatment of duodenal ulcer, heartburn and other symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and erosive esophagitis.

Read more: Zegerid (omeprazole and sodium bicarbonate) FDA Approval History

Codeprex (chlorpheniramine polistirex and codeine polistirex) Extended Release Suspension

Date of Approval: June 21, 2004
Company: Celltech Group plc
Treatment for: Cough

Codeprex (chlorpheniramine polistirex and codeine polistirex) is an antihistamine and cough suppressant combination for the treatment of cough.

Read more: Codeprex (chlorpheniramine polistirex and codeine polistirex) FDA Approval History

Mucinex D (guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine) Extended-Release Tablets

Date of Approval: June 22, 2004
Company: Adams Respiratory Therapeutics
Treatment for: Cough and Nasal Congestion

Mucinex D (guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine) is an expectorant and decongestant combination used for the relief of coughs and congestion associated with colds and allergies.

Read more: Mucinex D (guaifenesin and pseudoephedrine) FDA Approval History

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