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Sep 17, 2014, 14:58 ET
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Dr. Smith's® Goes To Washington To Participate In White House HFC Industry Leadership Roundtable

 The White House convened a group of public and private industry leaders yesterday to discuss ways to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons...

Sep 05, 2014, 15:35 ET
Dr. Smith's(R) Diaper Rash Ointment & Spray Products Shine in Baby Care Category During NACDS Expo (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Wins Total Expo Product Showcase During 2014 National Association Of Chain Drug Stores Expo

 During this year's National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo, August 23-26, Mission Pharmacal Company was selected...

May 29, 2014, 17:28 ET
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Mission Pharmacal Begins Exclusive Promotion of Elestrin® (estradiol gel) 0.06% in the US Market

 Mission Pharmacal Company has begun exclusive promotion of Elestrin® (estradiol gel) 0.06% in the United States through an agreement with...

Apr 23, 2014, 13:26 ET
Mission Pharmacal employees participate for the fifth year as a national sponsor in the annual March for Babies walk in San Antonio, Texas. March for Babies is the premier fundraising event for March of Dimes.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company )

Mission Pharmacal Reaches 5-Year Milestone as National Sponsor of March for Babies®

 Mission Pharmacal Company continues for the fifth consecutive year as a national sponsor of March for Babies®, the March of Dimes®...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:44 ET

Mission Pharmacal Introduces New and Improved Version of Top-Selling Prescription Prenatal Vitamin, CitraNatal Harmony®

 Mission Pharmacal Company today announced the availability of a new, patented dual-iron version of its premier prenatal vitamin, CitraNatal...

Mar 20, 2014, 17:10 ET
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Mission Pharmacal Expands Into Long-Term Care Market

Mission Pharmacal Company is introducing a portfolio of proven products into the long-term care environment. The...

Jan 21, 2014, 11:58 ET

Mission Pharmacal Puts the "ABCs of Kidney Stones" in the Physician's Pocket with New Mobile App

 For more than a decade, physicians have turned to the highly regarded "ABCs of Medical Management of Stones" booklet for a simple,...

Jan 15, 2014, 13:38 ET
BINOSTO(R) offers a liquid alternative to the 74 percent of patients who want a treatment choice.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients

Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the medication they take, according to a recent online survey* sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company....

Nov 25, 2013, 14:54 ET

Mission Pharmacal® Invites Expectant Mothers to "Join the Family" for Health Tips and Healthy Savings

 Expectant mothers crave new information during every stage of pregnancy, especially when it comes to eating right and getting the proper...

Oct 22, 2013, 16:48 ET
Mission Pharmacal Launches Aquoral Oral Spray for Dry Mouth. Relieves symptoms with no side effects.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Launches Aquoral Oral Spray for Dry Mouth

 Relief from dry mouth is now just a spray away. Mission Pharmacal Company today announced the launch of Aquoral®, a safe and effective...

Oct 16, 2013, 15:20 ET
Mission Pharmacal Company Successfully Settles Patent Infringement Suit for CitraNatal Family of Products.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Settles Patent Infringement Suit Against PureTek

 Mission Pharmacal Company today announced that a federal district court in Texas has upheld its patent that covers one of the nation's most...

Oct 01, 2013, 16:19 ET
Dr. Smith's Diaper Ointment Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Actress Ali Landry Joins Dr. Smith's® Diaper Rash Ointment To Celebrate Availability Here, There & Everywhere

Mompreneur, designer and actress Ali Landry joined Dr. Smith's® Diaper Rash Ointment to celebrate the launch of the brand in Walgreens...

Sep 16, 2013, 15:23 ET
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Dr. Smith's® Diaper Rash Ointment Has Windy City Seeing Stars

Entrepreneur and TV personality Bill Rancic joined the Dr. Smith's® Diaper Rash Ointment team to celebrate the launch of the brand in...

Aug 21, 2013, 09:48 ET

Mission Pharmacal Launches Dedicated Sales Force

 Urocit®-K (extended release potassium citrate), the proven urological treatment that blazed a trail into space to help NASA astronauts...

Aug 01, 2013, 13:46 ET
Bob Weinhold, of Doylestown, Pa., celebrates after completing The North Face Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc endurance competition in the French Alps in August 2012. Weinhold is part of a performance team sponsored by San Antonio-based Mission Pharmacal Company.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Launches Performance Team

 Bob Weinhold's dream came true in relentless rain, intermittent snow and four inches of mud, high up a peak in the French Alps. The...

Jul 23, 2013, 09:07 ET
The brand moms and pediatricians trust to gently soothe irritated baby bottoms, fast, is now available nationwide in 2 oz tub or 3 oz tube.

The Doctor Has Arrived At Retailers Here, There And Everywhere

For many years, mothers of infants have sworn by a diaper rash ointment invented by a San Antonio pediatrician to solve his young patients' painful...

May 08, 2013, 12:06 ET

BINOSTO® (alendronate sodium) Featured on Two National Programs

 About half of all women over age 50 and 1 in 4 men will break a bone due to osteoporosis.  Yet the disease, which causes bones to become...

Apr 17, 2013, 10:00 ET
Mission Pharmacal Company Continues Its Support of March for Babies.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Company Continues Its Support of March for Babies

 Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the March of Dimes to "lead, direct and unify" the fight against...

Mar 27, 2013, 15:56 ET
Mission Pharmacal Company has introduced a new flavored Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate Oral Solution 25mg/5 mL to treat severe asthma attacks, especially in children. Its pleasant grape flavor means that children won't balk at taking it, and its higher strength means a smaller dose is needed.  (PRNewsFoto/Mission Pharmacal Company)

Mission Pharmacal Company Introduces Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate Oral Solution 25mg/5mL

 For years, physicians have prescribed Prednisolone (pred NIS oh lone) in a 15 mg/5 mL standard as a rescue medicine to treat severe asthma...

Jan 22, 2013, 17:24 ET

BINOSTO® (alendronate sodium) named to BioCentury's Products to Watch in 2013

 BINOSTO® (alendronate sodium) Effervescent Tablet for oral solution 70 mg, was named a "Product to Watch" in the January 7, 2013,...