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FDA expands indication for asthma rescue inhaler to younger patients

April 29, 2016

Teva Pharmaceuticals announced today that the FDA has expanded the indication for its ProAir, RespiClick inhalation powder to include patients with asthma aged 4 to 11 years, according to a press release.

Last year, the FDA approved the rescue inhaler and inhalation powder (albuterol sulfate) only for patients aged 12 years and older to treat or prevent bronchospasm.

Meeting News Coverage

PAS to highlight groundbreaking research, controversial child health forums

April 29, 2016
BALTIMORE — Infectious Diseases in Children and will offer live coverage from the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, held…

FDA authorizes first commercial Zika test for emergency use

April 29, 2016
The first commercial blood test for Zika virus will be available in the United States and Puerto Rico early next week after being approved for emergency use by the FDA…
In the Journals

Hospitalization costs, readmissions greater among rural children

April 29, 2016
Children living in rural areas admitted to children’s hospitals had more complex medical issues, resulting in more frequent readmissions and more expensive…

Six measles cases reported in Tennessee outbreak

April 28, 2016
Tennessee Department of Health officials have reported six cases of measles — five among unvaccinated infants and one in an unvaccinated adult — with that…
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Inferior Oblique Botulinum Toxin Injection: A Postoperative Diplopia Test for Secondary Inferior Oblique Muscle Overaction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2016, Volume 53 Issue 2
To evaluate the utility of botulinum toxin injection into the inferior oblique muscle for secondary inferior oblique…
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Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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Video: Expert discusses clinical impact of poor sex education in schools

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