Steve Duffy

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Certain Fatty Acids Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Flare

By Jan 23, 2017

For patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) being treated with aminosalicylates, high dietary intake of certain fatty acids may increase the risk of flare.

Verapamil May Be Effective in Severe Chronic Rhinosinusitis

By Jan 23, 2017

Verapamil, a calcium channel blocker, has shown significant efficacy in alleviating symptoms of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with nasal polyps.

FDA Approves Unique Treatment for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

By Jan 20, 2017

Trulance (plecanatide; Synergy) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) in adult patients.

FDA to Review Briviact as Monotherapy for Partial-Onset Seizures

By Jan 19, 2017

UCB has filed a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Briviact (brivaracetam) as monotherapy to treat partial-onset seizures in patients ≥16 years with epilepsy.

FDA: Multiple Pet Fatalities After Exposure to Human Topical Drug

By Jan 19, 2017

Clinicians and pharmacists who prescribe and fill medications containing the drug are advised to inform patients to avoid exposure to pets.

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