Most Recent Articles by Cassandra Pardini, PharmD
Severe asthma is a challenging condition. Available therapeutic options for severe asthma include tiotropium, omalizumab, interleukin-5 targeted therapies, macrolide antibiotics, and bronchial thermoplasty.
Patients with functional heartburn display similar symptoms seen in GERD and most often complain of a burning retrosternal discomfort. Once the underlying cause of a patient's refractory heartburn is determined, appropriate therapy can be initiated.
When compared to lamotrigine, levetiracetam was found to increase seizure-freedom, however, it was also associated with an increased risk of side effects.
For all POS and for most POS subtypes, pregabalin resulted in a numerically greater percentage of subjects who exhibited categorical decreases in seizure frequency vs placebo.