For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) hospitalized for a respiratory-related event, administration of azithromycin is associated with a prolonged time to next respiratory hospitalization.
APS 2012: Chronic Pain
Patients with chronic, noncancer-related pain who received fentanyl buccal tablet had consistent short-term efficacy across clinically meaningful analgesia measures, according to results of a study presented at the American Pain Society's 31st Annual Scientific Meeting.
APS 2011 Acute Pain
The MoxDuo combination of morphine and oxycodone may have a superior respiratory safety profile to that of equianalgesic morphine equivalent doses (MED) of either morphine or oxycodone alone, according to results presented at the American Pain Society's 30th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Drugs in the Pipeline
FibroGen announced data from its Phase 2a study of FG-4592 (oral anemia therapy) in patients with stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease (CKD) and anemia.