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FDA Approves Newly Formulated OTC Primatene Mist (epinephrine) to Treat Mild Asthma

Print this page RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Nov. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMPH) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of its New Drug Application (NDA) for Primatene Mist (epinephrine inhalation aerosol bronchodilator suspension), which is delivered by a metered dose inhaler (MDI) with a non-chlorofluorocarbon… Read More »

Weight Loss & Acute Porphyria

Being overweight is a particular problem in patients with one of the acute porphyrias because reducing the intakes of carbohydrate and energy in an effort to lose weight can worsen these diseases. Severe acute attacks have occurred in patients who attempted to lose weight rapidly with very low energy diets. Patients with acute Porphyria should… Read More »