August 2014 Recap of Drug Updates


The summary below gives an overview of important additions and changes MPR has made to its drug database through the end of August. The chart below provides highlights of key monograph updates made this month (not an inclusive list).

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Key: D=Dosing, IND=Indication, ITX=Interactions, CI=Contraindications,
W/P=Warnings/Precautions, ADR=Adverse Reactions,
HS=How Supplied, MFR=Manufacturer Change

(Click on drug name to go to MPR monograph.)   D  IND ITX CI W/P ADR HS MFR
ACTOPLUS MET (Metformin, pioglitizone) X X X   X X    
ACTOS (Pioglitazone) X X     X X    
CUBICIN (Daptomycin)   X X   X X X  
DUETACT (Pioglitazone, glimepiride) X X X   X X    
LAMICTAL ODT (Lamotrigine)         X X    
PERCOCET (Acetominophen, oxycodone) X              
REMICADE (Infliximab)     X          
SIMPONI (Golimumab)     X   X X    
SOMATULINE DEPOT (Lanreotide) X       X      
TEKAMLO (Aliskiren, amlodipine)     X   X      
TEKTURNA (Aliskiren)     X   X      
XELJANZ (Tofacitinib) X   X   X      
ZESTORETIC (Hydrochlorothiazide, lisinopril)   X X X X X    
ZESTRIL (Lisinopril) X     X X X    
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