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Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

... the skin and the mouth that is characterized by a rash of round, or oval, violet-colored lesions. While ... that people who experience an unexplained rash see their dermatologist immediately for proper ... it usually starts as a flat, dark grayish-brown rash that appears bi-laterally (or on both sides of ...

96-Week Safety and Efficacy Findings Presented for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine) As Part of HIV Combination Therapy

... vs. placebo arm, regardless of causality, were rash (21 percent vs. 12 percent), diarrhea (19 percent ... and appropriate therapy initiated if severe rash develops. In general, in clinical trials, rash was mild to moderate, occurred primarily in the ...

New HIV Study Shows That Large Numbers of Women and People of Color Can Be Successfully Enrolled In U.S. HIV Clinical Studies

... (5.2 percent for women and 2.8 percent for men), rash (2.1 percent for women and 2.8 percent for men), ... receiving PREZISTA. In clinical trials (N=3063), rash (all grades, generally mild to moderate, ... treated with PREZISTA. Discontinuation due to rash was 0.5%. PREZISTA should be discontinued if ...

Industry Veterans Rash and Rutledge Launch RegionalCare Hospital Partners to Acquire and Operate Hospitals in Non-Urban Markets

... Tenn., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin S. rash and John M. Rutledge, hospital veterans with ... Pincus, a leading global private equity firm. Mr. rash will serve as Chairman and Chief Executive ... ) Mr. rash previously served as chairman and CEO of Province ...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R)XR(TM); An Extended-Release Once-Daily, New Generation Treatment for Epilepsy

... Lamictal XR may cause a serious skin rash that may cause the patient to be hospitalized or ... cause death. There is no way to tell if a mild rash will develop into a more serious reaction. These ... than 13 years old. The risk of getting a rash is higher if taking Lamictal XR while taking ...

National Meningitis Association Launches Interactive Online Panel About Meningitis Dangers

... a cardiologist, arrived home to discover a rash taking over his son's body. Realizing it was ... ill from flu-like symptoms. When a purplish rash developed on her body, Lauren's pediatrician ... symptoms. After the disease has taken hold, a rash may appear. Left untreated, the disease can ...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R) ODT(TM) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

... Lamictal. Lamictal may cause a serious skin rash that may cause the patient to be hospitalized or ... cause death. There is no way to tell if a mild rash will develop into a more serious reaction. These ... taking Lamictal. The risk of getting a rash is higher if taking Lamictal while taking ...

Pennsylvania State Department of Health and Allegheny County Health Department Confirm Four Cases of Measles in Southwest Region

... to measles and have had symptoms of fever and rash since the beginning of March, contact your ... and a high fever. After four days, a raised, red rash starts to spread on the face, down the body and out to the arms and legs. The rash usually lasts four to seven days. An ...

Pennsylvania State Department of Health Announces Three Cases of Measles in Southwest Region

... and a high fever. After four days, a raised, red rash starts to spread on the face, down the body and out to the arms and legs. The rash will usually last four to seven days. An ... for five days before and five days after the rash begins. It is spread by infected droplets during ...

Gleevec(R) substantially reduces risk of cancer returning in patients with life-threatening gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), The Lancet reports

... (14%; 12%), nausea (9%; 8%), diarrhea (8%; 9%), rash (8%; 9%), vomiting (9%; 8%) and myalgia (6%; 4%) ... (3%; 1%), nausea (2%; 1%), diarrhea (3%; 1%), rash (3%; 0%) and vomiting (2%; 1%) were reported ... fatigue (69%; 75%), abdominal pain (57%; 55%), rash and related terms (56%; 70%) and vomiting (37%; ...

Prescription Copay Assistance for Patients taking Gleevec or Tasigna for Philadelphia chromosome-positive Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (Ph+ CML)

... reported adverse reactions (>10%) were rash (33%), pruritus (29%), nausea (31%), fatigue ... reported adverse reactions (>10%) were rash (28%), pruritus (20%), and constipation (18%). ... (43%-57%), musculoskeletal pain (38%-49%), and rash and related terms (36%-47%)*†. ...

Tibotec Submits Application to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Seeking Traditional Approval for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine)

... and appropriate therapy initiated if severe rash develops. In general, in clinical trials, rash was mild to moderate, occurred primarily in the ... week of therapy, and was infrequent after Week 4. rash generally resolved within 1-2 weeks on continued ...

Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial

... adverse events were mild to moderate in severity; rash was the most common (13.2%). There is an ongoing ... pain (n=26, 8%), upper abdominal pain (n=25, 7%), rash (n=23, 7%) and constipation (n=21, 6%). ... be continued without dose adjustment, since the rash often resolves spontaneously. In severe cases, ...

Photos: Heads Up, Parents: Get to the Bottom of Winter Diaper Rash

... explains prevalence of winter diaper rash and predicts a moderate to severe 2008/2009 diaper rash season COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Dec. 2 ... plunges, the prevalence and severity of diaper rash increases. Primary care pediatricians see a jump ...

Vusion Baby Bottom Line Report: Many Moms Don't Know that Their Babies' Irritated Skin Could Indicate a Severe Diaper Rash that Requires Medical Treatment

... - 64% of expectant or new mothers say that diaper rash is only a minor problem - 57% are unaware that diaper rash can be accompanied by a doctor diagnosed ... was a connection between diaper rash and antibiotics PRINCETON, N.J., June 17 ...

Be Gentle to Baby's Delicate Skin

... -- Diaper Rash: The classic signs of diaper rash include small red dots on a baby's buttocks, ... Advisory Board, the keys to preventing diaper rash are changing diapers often (cloth and ... before putting on a new diaper. Use a diaper rash treatment that protects and conditions the ...

Study Showed ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) Improved Survival in Certain Types of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... vs 17); anemia (33 vs 33); fever (26 vs 19); and rash (17 vs 9). The most common adverse events ... dyspnea (66 vs 62); chest pain (40 vs 30); and rash (22 vs 9). See complete Warnings, Precautions, ... vs 11, 31); diarrhea (24 vs 31, 30); rash (24 vs 13, 28); and bilirubin elevation (16 vs ...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Article Offers New Data About the Impact of the Shingles Virus on Healthy Adults

... to touch for months or even years after the rash clears up. "About 18 percent of people age 80 ... shingles. Shingles is associated with a painful rash or band of blisters that affects a limited area ... to the breastbone. Alternatively, the painful rash may affect the face, scalp or neck or ...

ImClone and Bristol-Myers Squibb Announce Joint Agreement With Merck KGaA to Co-Develop and Co-Commercialize ERBITUX(R) in Japan

... in patients receiving ERBITUX therapy. Acneform rash occurred in 76-88% of 1373 patients receiving ERBIUTX in clinical trials. Swith severe acneform rash occurred in 1-17% of patients. Acneform rash usually developed within the first two weeks of ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... dyspnea (15 percent vs 23 percent), HFS (51 percent vs 1 percent), and rash (29 percent vs 12 percent) In addition, 19 percent vs 52.3 ... (42 percent vs 45 percent), neuralgia (17 percent vs 20 percent), and rash (22 percent vs 18 percent) In addition, 19 percent vs less than ...

In Summertime, the Livin' Can Be Buggy

... 70 to 80 percent of cases, the first symptom is a bull's eye-shaped skin rash called erythema migrans, which shows up between three and 30 days after ... sweating, severe muscle aches, weakness, nausea and vomiting, and a rash on the hands, feet, arms or ankles about five to 10 days after being ...

UCB's CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol) Approved by the U.S. FDA for Adult Patients Suffering From Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

... commonly occurring adverse events were upper respiratory tract infections, rash and urinary tract infections. A pooled analysis of the safety data show ... pyrexia (3% CIMZIA, 2% placebo), pharyngitis (3% CIMZIA, 1% placebo), rash (3% CIMZIA, 1% placebo), acute bronchitis (3% CIMZIA,1% placebo), fatigue ...

Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign

... also present on other normal cells in the body, including skin cells, skin rash occurs in up to 90 percent of patients undergoing treatment with an EGFR ... potentially life threatening. Further, in its mild-to-moderate state, skin rash can cause patients physical discomfort and take an emotional toll, ...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives FDA Approval as First Once-Monthly Anti-TNF for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... fevers chills stomach discomfort skin rash If you take SIMPONI(TM) or other TNF blockers, your ... lupus-like symptoms. Tell your doctor if you have any symptoms such as a rash on your cheeks or other parts of the body, sensitivity to the sun, new ...

PREZISTA(R) Now Available for Pediatric Patients Six Years of Age and Older as part of HIV Combination Therapy

... in subjects receiving PREZISTA. PREZISTA should be discontinued if severe rash develops PREZISTA should be used with caution in patients with ... diarrhea (11 percent), abdominal pain (10 percent), headache (9 percent), rash (5 percent), nausea (4 percent), and fatigue (3 percent). ...

Chickenpox Protection: Get That Booster

... by an infection by the varicella-zoster virus, typically starts as a rash on the face that spreads. The rash begins as red bumps that become blisters. Often a child can get hundreds ...

Birchwood Laboratories Expands B-SURE™ Incontinence and Personal Care Product Line™; Three New Products Added Including B-SURE Fresh 'n Go™, B-SURE Bottom Balm™ and B-SURE Traveler™

... wrapped for carrying ease. B-SURE Bottom Balm™ Natural rash Cream Relieves Dermatitis, Promotes Healthy Skin B-SURE Bottom Balm is a ... natural formulation for relieving skin irritated from heat rash, diaper rash and other common types of dermatitis and skin irritations. Rich in natural ...

FDA Approves VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection for Patients with Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma

... cough (21% vs 13%), insomnia (20% vs 13%), edema peripheral (20% vs 10%), rash (19% vs 7%), back pain (17% vs 18%), pneumonia (16% vs 11%), dizziness ... and headache (each 22%), dyspnea (21%), cough and insomnia (each 20%), rash (18%), arthralgia (17%), neutropenia and dizziness (excluding vertigo) ...

ASCO Study Confirms Importance of Histology in Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With ALIMTA (pemetrexed for injection)

... without neutropenia (23 vs 17); anemia (33 vs 33); fever (26 vs 19); and rash (17 vs 9). The most common adverse events (grades 3/4) with ALIMTA in ... vs 9); diarrhea (26 vs 16); dyspnea (66 vs 62); chest pain (40 vs 30); and rash (22 vs 9). See complete Warnings, Precautions, Adverse Reactions, and ...

Measles Outbreak Rises to 64 Cases, Most Since 2001

... of days, followed by a cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis (pink eye). A rash starts on the face and upper neck, spreads down the back and trunk, then ... arms and hands, as well as the legs and feet. After about five days, the rash fades in the same order it appeared. While measles itself can be ...

Saving cancer patients' skin

... so serious that they feel embarrassed by their appearance. "They get a rash that looks like acne that covers their entire face and chest and back. ... He also is testing the effectiveness of newer drugs against the acne rash in a new study. The Northwestern University program is a unique ...

Mayo Clinic article offers data about shingles virus

... Shingles isnt a life-threatening condition, but it can cause a painful rash or band of blisters during an outbreak and other painful complications ... remain painful and sensitive to touch for months or even years after the rash clears up. About 18 percent of people age 80 or older experience pain ...

Wyeth Receives Honors at the 2007 Scrip Awards

... greater than or equal to 30%) adverse reactions observed with TORISEL are: rash (47%), asthenia (51%), mucositis (41%), nausea (37%), edema (35%) and ... resulted in dose-limiting toxicity (Grade 3/4 erythematous maculopapular rash and gout/cellulitis requiring hospitalization). Please see TORISEL full ...

Sun exposure may trigger certain autoimmune diseases in women

... the body's immune system attacks muscle or skin and sometimes other tissues. Dermatomyositis is typically accompanied by a distinctive reddish-purple rash on the upper eyelids or over the knuckles and is often made worse with sun exposure. To conduct the study, the NIEHS researchers collaborated ...

LFAGW to Offer First 'Living with Lupus' Baltimore Workshop on August 15

... total blood volume) Swelling (edema) in feet, legs, or around eyes Pain in the chest on deep breathing (pleurisy) Butterfly-shaped rash across the cheeks and nose Sun- or light-sensitivity (photosensitivity) Hair loss Blood-clotting problems Fingers turning ...

MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States

... characteristics or medications. Patients taking MULTAQ had higher rates of diarrhea, nausea, bradycardia, QT-interval prolongation and cutaneous rash than patients taking placebo. Initiation of MULTAQ treatment is contraindicated in patients with severe heart failure (NYHA class IV) or NYHA ...

LFAGW to Run 'Could I Have Lupus?' Workshop on July 26; Mystics Game Follows

... blood volume) Swelling (edema) in feet, legs, or around eyes Pain in the chest on deep breathing (pleurisy) Butterfly-shaped rash across the cheeks and nose Sun- or light-sensitivity (photosensitivity) Hair loss Blood-clotting problems Fingers turning ...

Basic Facts and Statistics About Lupus

... There are several forms of lupus, the most common being cutaneous and systemic. Cutaneous lupus is limited to the skin and is often identified by a rash or skin lesions that appears on sun-exposed areas of the body, such as the scalp, face, neck, hands, and arms. Cutaneous lupus accounts for ...

FDA Approves Multaq(R) for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter

... characteristics or medications. Patients taking Multaq(R) had higher rates of diarrhea, nausea, bradycardia, QT-interval prolongation and cutaneous rash than patients taking placebo. Initiation of Multaq(R) treatment is contraindicated in patients with severe heart failure (NYHA class IV) or NYHA ...

Prometheus Launches MyCeliacID(TM), the First Do it Yourself, Saliva-Based Genetic Test Dedicated to Celiac Disease

... Symptoms of celiac disease may vary significantly from person to person and include, but are not limited to, diarrhea, anemia, abdominal pain, skin rash and weight loss. The number of diagnosed patients is expected to increase significantly over the next several years, driven by broad-based ...
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