MARINOMED OBTAINS CERTIFICATION FOR COLD MEDICATION.

 
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Vienna-based company Marinomed Biotech AG (Marinomed) has secured EU-wide certification for a new product: a nasal spray that allows the decongestion of the nasal cavity without employing a pharmaceutical ingredient and tackles viral infections of the airways at the same time. The groundbreaking combination is based on a formulation for which Marinomed has submitted a patent application. This would allow the company to use its patented agent Carragelose, which targets cold viruses, in such a combination. With this certification our new product is marketable throughout the EU, explained Dr. Eva Prieschl-Grassauer, Marinomed's founder and a member of the company's management board. This year we will launch the product in Austria under the brand name Coldamaris akut and in Switzerland. As a result, Marinomed is set to further expand its product range, which currently comprises of five different products including nasal, throat sprays and lozenges, available in over 30 countries. All Marinomed products launched to date are effective against cold viruses. Their efficacy is based on Carragelose[R], a polymer derived from red seaweed with a special, clinically proven, efficacy against viral respiratory infections. Carragelose[R] traps cold viruses, stopping them from infecting mucousal cells. The polymer also soothes and moistens the mucosa. A new formulation has been developed...

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