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Children With Asthma Prescribed More Antibiotics Than Those Without

January 02, 2019 Share this content: The most commonly known indication for an antibiotic prescription was an upper respiratory tract infection. Children with asthma are prescribed antibiotics at a higher rate than those without asthma, according to a study published in BMJ Open. Furthermore, the diseases for which they are prescribed typically do not call for antibiotics.… Read More »

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 »

Thunderstorm asthma risk moderate in Vic

Parts of Victoria are expected to face a moderate risk of thunderstorm asthma, health officials say. A warning shows there may be a high pollen count or a severe thunderstorm in certain areas on Friday, the Health Victoria website shows. Regions at moderate risk include the Central, North Central, Northern Country, North East and Gippsland… Read More »