January 2011

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(Content: Lanthanum carbonate) Fosrenol chewable tab is indicated for the control of hyperphosphatemia in chronic renal failure patients on hemodialysis or continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Read more



(Content: Saxagliptin HCl) Onglyza tab adjunct to diet and exercise to improve gylcemic control in adults with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Read more


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High-dose clopidogrel no better than standard dose in post-PCI patients at high risk of clots

Compared to a standard dose of clopidogrel, a higher dose of the anti-clotting agent did not reduce mortality, heart attack or the formation of in-stent blood clots in patients with high platelet reactivity who had undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents, according to clinical trial findings. Read more

Less intensive bortezomib-based regimen safe and effective in elderly with multiple myeloma

A treatment strategy whereby elderly patients with multiple myeloma received less intensive bortezomib-based drug induction therapy followed by maintenance therapy, was efficacious and had a favorable toxicity profile, Spanish researchers have found. Read more

WHO proposes new dengue classification system

Although the case fatality rate for dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in the country has been kept within “respectable limits,” recent changes in the epidemiology of DHF necessitate an improved approach to dengue diagnosis and management. Read more

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