Erelzi (etanercept-szzs) is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker biosimilar to Enbrel indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Otovel otic solution (ciprofloxacin and fluocinolone acetonide) is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial and corticosteroid combination indicated.
Troxyca ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naltrexone hydrochloride) is an extended-release, abuse-deterrent, narcotic analgesic formulation.
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Rhopressa (netarsudil ophthalmic solution) is a combination Rho Kinase and norepinephrine transporter (ROCK/NET) inhibitor in development.
IDegLira (insulin degludec and liraglutide) is a once-daily, single injection fixed combination of the basal insulin analogue insulin.
Binimetinib is a late-stage small molecule MEK inhibitor in development for the treatment of advanced NRAS-mutant melanoma.
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An inexpensive medication normally given to people with type 2 diabetes may help preserve heart health in people with the less common form of diabetes — type 1, a small new study finds. Metformin is the standard first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes to help bring blood sugar levels down. It also appears to help repair damaged blood cells by increasing.
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Powerful Animal Drug Linked to Spike in Overdoses in Cincinnati An animal tranquilizer called carfentanil is believed to be most of the more than 200 drug overdoses, including three deaths, in the Cincinnati area in the past two weeks. Carfentanil.
Results from pivotal Phase III trials presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress demonstrated that adding benralizumab to standard-of-care medicine significantly reduced exacerbations and improved lung function and asthma symptoms in severe asthma patients with an eosinophilic phenotype, as indicated by the presence of.
Taking antibiotics at a very young age could increase the risk of certain allergies later in life, new research suggests. "Early life exposure to antibiotics is related to an increased risk of both eczema and hay fever later in life," said Fariba Ahmadizar of Utrecht University in the Netherlands and colleagues. The researchers analyzed dozens of.
Two similar devices that help doctors retrieve blood clots and avoid potential disability among stroke victims have been approved for new uses by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Trevo devices were first cleared in 2012 to help people who could not be given the clot-busting drug t-PA. The devices, when fully expanded to up to six millimeters.
Gluten-free diets seem to be the latest fad, yet the number of people being diagnosed with celiac disease hasn’t budged, new research shows. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, in which foods containing gluten trigger the immune system to attack and damage the small intestine, according to the Celiac Disease Foundation. Gluten is a protein found.
Sexually active older men may be more likely to have a heart attack, heart failure or stroke compared with their less lusty peers, new research suggests. What’s more, older men who say they enjoy frequent sex also appear to face a higher risk for such serious cardiovascular events, the study authors said. By contrast, an active sex life appears to.
Genetic material from the Zika virus is present in the tears of infected mice, which suggests the virus may linger in the eyes, researchers say. The discovery from tests on mouse fetuses, newborns and adults may help explain why some people infected with Zika develop eye disease that puts them at risk for permanent vision loss. What isn’t yet known.
When the temperature soars to 108 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, older adults may want to forgo an electric fan, a tiny study suggests. Research involving nine people over 60 years of age found that using an electric fan raised heart rates and core temperatures when the weather got extremely hot. "The last thing we want is for people to stop using.
The nasal spray flu vaccine is ineffective and should not be used in the upcoming flu season, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians. All children aged 6 months and older should receive a seasonal flu shot during the 2016-17 flu season, according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The statement supports.
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