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FDA Approves Second Drug in BD Simplist™ Prefilled Injectable Line of Products - Approval Follows Recent Launch of Generic Prefilled Injectables -
FDA Approves Second Drug in BD Simplist™ Prefilled Injectable Line of Products


PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Franklin Lakes, NJ, United States, 2013/04/23 - Approval Follows Recent Launch of Generic Prefilled Injectables - NYSE: BDX

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BD Rx Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second drug to be offered in the recently launched BD Simplist™ line of ready-to-administer prefilled generic injectables. The second BD Simplist product to launch is Metoclopramide Injection, USP, an injectable antiemetic.

BD Rx launched its first drug BD Simplist™ Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Injection, USP, an injectable antihistamine on March 27, 2013. BD Simplist prefilled injectables are designed to help improve patient care and safety by decreasing the number of steps in the traditional vial and syringe injection sequence, reducing the potential risk of medication error.

“After a successful launch of BD Simplist prefilled injectables, we’re excited to be coming out with a second drug that is commonly used by clinicians. This is just the beginning of our new line of prefilled injectable products,” said Mark Sebree, President, BD Rx. “BD has a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality, high-volume products. Our work at BD Rx is no different, as we bring that same commitment to quality and patient safety to our new work in generic drug manufacturing.”

The potential for medication error exists with every injection. Clinicians perform up to 20 steps in a traditional vial and syringe injection sequence. But with BD Simplist prefilled injectables, the injection sequence is reduced to approximately 12 steps, reducing the potential risk of medication error and allowing for more focus on the patient and less on injection preparation.

The company plans to launch 20 to 30 drugs in its BD Simplist line of products during the next few years and is targeting generic injectables in doses most commonly relied on by clinicians in both the hospital and surgical center settings.

About Metoclopramide Injection, USP


Metoclopramide Injection, USP is indicated for:
• the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastric stasis;
• prophylaxis of vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy;
• the prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting in those circumstances where nasogastric suction is undesirable.

Metoclopramide Injection, USP also may be used to:
• facilitate small bowel intubation in adults and pediatric patients in whom the tube does not pass the pylorus with conventional maneuvers;
• stimulate gastric emptying and intestinal transit of barium in cases where delayed emptying interferes with radiological examination of the stomach and/or small intestine.

• Metoclopramide treatment can cause tardive dyskinesia, a serious movement disorder that is often irreversible. Therapy should be discontinued in patients who develop signs or symptoms of tardive dyskinesia. Treatment for longer than 12 weeks should be avoided in all but rare cases.
• Metoclopramide is contraindicated whenever stimulation of gastrointestinal motility might be dangerous; in patients with pheochromocytoma; in patients with epilepsy or taking drugs which are likely to cause extrapyramidal reactions; or patients with known sensitivity or intolerance to the drug.
• Metoclopramide can cause serious side effects including abnormal muscle movements, uncontrolled spasms of the face and neck muscles, or muscles of the body, arms, and legs, depression, thoughts of suicide, and suicide, and rarely but serious Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Parkinsonism.
• The most common side effects of Metoclopramide Injection include feeling restless, sleepy, tired, dizzy, or exhausted, headache, confusion and trouble sleeping.

For additional Important Safety Information, please see the metoclopramide full prescribing information including BOXED WARNINGS and Medication Guide.

About Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Injection, USP

Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride Injection, USP is effective in adults and pediatric patients, other than premature infants and neonates, when diphenhydramine hydrochloride in the oral form is impractical.

For amelioration of allergic reactions to blood or plasma, in anaphylaxis as an adjunct to epinephrine and other standard measures after the acute symptoms have been controlled, and for other uncomplicated allergic conditions of the immediate type when oral therapy is impossible or contraindicated. For active treatment of motion sickness and for use in parkinsonism, when oral therapy is impossible or contraindicated in the elderly who are unable to tolerate more potent agents; mild cases of parkinsonism in other age groups, and in other cases of parkinsonism in combination with centrally acting anticholinergic agents.

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride is contraindicated in neonates, premature infants, and as antihistamine therapy in nursing mothers and as a local anesthetic and when a patient is hypersensitive to other antihistamines of similar chemical structure.

Considerable caution should be used in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma, stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloroduodenal obstruction, symptomatic prostatic hypertrophy, or bladder-neck obstruction.

Local necrosis has been associated with the use of subcutaneous or intradermal use of the drug. It has an atropine-like action and, therefore should be used with caution in patients with a history of bronchial asthma, increased intraocular pressure, hyperthyroidism, cardiovascular disease or hypertension and in patients with lower respiratory disease including asthma.

It has additive effects with alcohol and other CNS depressants. MAO inhibitors prolong and intensify the anticholinergic (drying) effects of antihistamines.

The most frequent adverse reactions are: Nervous System: sedation, sleepiness, dizziness, disturbed coordination; GI System: epigastric distress; and Respiratory System: thickening of bronchial secretions.

Please see full prescribing information for additional important safety information.

About BD
BD ( is a leading global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. BD's capabilities are instrumental in combating many of the world's most pressing diseases. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, BD employs nearly 30,000 associates in more than 50 countries throughout the world. The Company serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, the pharmaceutical industry and the general public.

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