Brian Park, PharmD

Brian Park, PharmD

Drug Information Specialist https://www.empr.com
Brian Park, PharmD, is a Drug Information Specialist at MPR. A graduate of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, Brian worked as a pharmacy manager at Stop & Shop Pharmacy for 8 years. He is a certified diabetes care pharmacist.

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ALS Treatment Approved for Use Via Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Tiglutik (riluzole; ITF Pharma) oral suspension to include administration via percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Previously, Tiglutik was only indicated for oral administration. The sNDA approval was based on a study that…

Drug-Device Promising in PH-ILD

Bellerophon Therapeutics announced positive topline results from cohort 2 of an ongoing phase 2/3 iNO-PF study of INOpulse (pulsed, inhaled nitric oxide) delivery system for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease (PH-ILD). The INOpulse delivery system is designed to deliver inhaled nitric oxide via a proprietary triple-lumen nasal cannula directly to…

Vascepa Approved to Cut Risk of CV Events in High-Risk Patients With Elevated Triglycerides

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of Vascepa (icosapent ethyl; Amarin Pharma) as an adjunct to maximally tolerated statin therapy to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, coronary revascularization, and unstable angina requiring hospitalization in adult patients with elevated triglyceride (TG) levels (≥150mg/dL) and established CV disease or diabetes mellitus…

Investigational Subcutaneous Vedolizumab Shows Similar Efficacy to IV: Network Meta-Analysis

The following article is a part of conference coverage from the 2019 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (AIBD) Meeting, being held in Orlando, Florida. The team at MPR will be reporting on the latest news and research conducted by leading experts gastroenterology. Check back for more from the 2019 AIBD Meeting.. ORLANDO – An investigational…