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4 years 6 months ago

GlaxoSmithKline launches mini Nicorette lozenges

GlaxoSmithKline says it is now selling a fast-dissolving lozenge version of its Nicorette anti-smoking lozenges. The British drugmaker says the new mini lozenge dissolves up to three times faster than similar products. It is designed to help relieve nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms and comes in a small pocket-size vial....

4 years 9 months ago

Zinc in denture cream causing serious damage

GlaxoSmithKline says it will remove zinc from its denture cream, following reports that excessive use has caused neurological damage and blood problems in consumers. The British manufacture will cease manufacturing and marketing Super Poligrip Original, Ultra Fresh and Extra Care products in the U.S. The company plans to reformulate...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Panel backs second cervical cancer vaccine

A federal vaccine advisory panel has voted to recommend a second kind of vaccine against cervical cancer for girls and young women. The government last week licensed the vaccine, Cervarix from GlaxoSmithKline, for marketing in the United States. Merck & Co. has had the vaccine Gardasil on the market...

5 years 1 month ago

GlaxoSmithKline changes doctor training policy

British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC is making major changes in its spending on training programs for doctors, fees paid to doctors for consulting, and even political contributions. The changes include immediate bans on all corporate political contributions and on using commercial medical education and communication companies to run programs teaching doctors...

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