Steve Duffy

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Ready-to-Use Prefilled Syringes Available for Pain Management

By Feb 17, 2017

Fresenius Kabi announced the immediate availability of Dilaudid (hydromorphine HCI) Injection in 4 presentations of Simplist ready-to-administer prefilled syringes.

Antibiotic Shows Promise in Serious Pediatric Skin Infections

By Feb 17, 2017

Findings from a first-of-its-kind clinical trial suggest that intravenous daptomycin may be effective and well-tolerated in children, possibly providing an alternative treatment against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin infections in this patient population.

Ustekinumab Effective for Long-Term Remission in Crohn's Disease

By Feb 17, 2017

Among randomized patients who entered the long-term extension trial period , 79.2% of patients receiving ustekinumab every 12 weeks and 87.1% of patients receiving ustekinumab every 8 weeks were in remission,

Tofacitinib Goes Head-to-Head with Adalimumab in RA Study

By Feb 16, 2017

Tofacitinib plus MTX was shown to be non-inferiority vs. adalimumab plus MTX, however, Xeljanz monotherapy did not meet its primary endpoint for non-inferiority vs.adalimumab plus MTX, or vs. Xeljanz plus MTX.

Melatonin Content Found to Vary Widely from Label Claims

By Feb 16, 2017

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine indicates that the amount of melatonin listed on a dietary supplement label may not always match up to what's actually inside the bottle.

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