Isuprel


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Related to Isuprel: Isoprenaline, atropine, Nitropress, Nipride
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Noun1.Isuprel - drug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc (NYSE:AMRX) revealed on Friday the receipt of US FDA approval for the generic version of Isuprel Injection (isoproterenol hydrochloride) USP in 0.2 mg/ml and 1 mg/5 ml(0.2 mg/ml) Single-Dose Vials.
Prior to that, Valeant Pharmaceuticals drew widespread scorn for jacking up the prices of two heart medications, Nitropress and Isuprel, by 212 percent and 525 percent respectively.
said on Monday it would raise the discounts to hospitals on its heart drugs Nitropress and Isuprel to as much as 40 percent off list prices after shareholder William Ackman pledged to revisit controversial price increases on the treatments.
(141) Prior to those allegations, Valeant received a slew of bad publicity' in February 2015 after acquiring the rights to two heart drugs, Isuprel and Nitropress, from Marathon Pharmaceuticals, and promptly raising both drugs' prices by 525 percent and 212 percent respectively.
Turing Pharmaceuticals, for example, raised the price of an anti-infective drug called Daraprim by 5,000%; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International raised the price on a heart drug Isuprel by a significant percentage.