Ranolazine, an antianginal drug, has been added as a new contraindication. The labeling states that concomitant use has potential for serious and/or life-threatening reactions.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved supplemental Biologics License Applications (sBLA) for Amgen's Prolia (denosumab) and Xgeva (denosumab).
For women threatened with preterm labor, maintenance tocolysis with nifedipine is not associated with a significant reduction in adverse perinatal outcomes.
Under drug interactions, new clinical comments regarding concomitant systemic/inhaled/nasal/ophthalmic corticosteroids have been added.
Drugs in the Pipeline
Santarus announced results from its CORE I clinical study, one of two of the company's pivotal Phase 3 clinical studies with Uceris (budesonide) in ulcerative colitis.
ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting 2013
Regarding knee osteoarthritis pain, intra-articular (IA) treatments were more efficacious than oral treatments possibly because of the integrated IA placebo effect, reported study authors at the 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.
Blood pressure classification, diagnostic workup of hypertension, assess for major cardiovascular disease risk factors and identifiable causes, and blood pressure measurement techniques.
List of therapeutic drug classes that are associated with significant weight gain and changes in fat distribution (lipodystrophy) and metabolism.
Asthma affects approximately 4.4 million U.S. children, and accounts for 2.9 million annual pediatric visits. A disproportionate number of children and adolescents with asthma are affected by depression and anxiety, compared to non-asthmatic controls. Asthma in youth is also linked with increased risk of suicide.
Learn more about mental health aspects of asthma in youth and find out how you can make a better diagnosis.
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Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is classified as a progressive, inflammatory disease that appears to be primarily caused by inflammation of hair follicles and is most often found in areas of friction of the body, such as the axillae, groin, perineum, and medial thighs. The inflammation associated with HS presents clinically with recurrent inflamed painful nodules and…