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Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

... the airways that transport air from the nose and mouth to the lungs.(2) Asthma symptoms can be triggered ... for asthma may develop a fungal infection of the mouth and throat. Rinse your mouth after using ASMANEX. It is possible that ...

ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

... for asthma may develop a fungal infection of the mouth and throat. Rinse your mouth after using ASMANEX. It is possible that ... If you or your child took steroids by mouth and are having them decreased or are being ...

Dry Mouth Linked to Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs

... of dentists say patients complaining about dry mouth are taking multiple medications, according to a ... sensitivity in one or more teeth) are also dry mouth symptoms. Over time, xerostomia sufferers may ... Approximately two-thirds consider dry mouth to be a very serious condition, as it relates to ...

School of Dentistry Studies Link Between Oral Health and Memory

... at West Virginia University have found a clean mouth may also help preserve memory. The National ... imagine the benefits of knowing that keeping the mouth free of infection could cut down on cases of ... -- to clean up some of the problems in the mouth and then see if the inflammatory markers go ...

Gallbladder Removal Through Vagina Offers Minimally Invasive Alternative

... In NOTES cases, surgeons use the vagina or mouth in patients to remove organs such as the ... perform NOTES to remove a gallbladder through the mouth of a patient in August 2007. They are the only ... performing gallbladder removal through both the mouth and vagina, and will begin utilizing NOTES for a ...

TorreyPines Therapeutics Muscarinic Agonist NGX267 Meets Primary Endpoint in a Phase II Clinical Trial in Patients with Xerostomia

... candidate could be effective in treating dry mouth associated with Sjogren's syndrome, and possibly ... post dosing. For the primary endpoint, whole mouth salivary flow was collected by passive drainage ... by the patient that assessed the impact of dry mouth across various dimensions of patient functioning. ...

Xalieve(TM) Gains Momentum as Calabar AB Launches a Phase II Repeated Dose Study in Dry Mouth Patients

... Specifically, the drug will be studied in 45 dry mouth patients between the ages of 20 to 75. The ... It is administered locally in the mouth where physostigmine diffuses through the mucosa ... offers a completely new approach in treating dry mouth and we are very excited about this Phase II ...

Calabar AB Today Announced New Financing for Continuation of the Phase II Program in Patients With Dry Mouth

... lead to improved outcomes in patients with dry mouth and we look forward to its continued ... Development, Fredrik Rook of Calabar AB. "Dry mouth is affecting millions of people every day and ... dry mouth. "This will take treatment of dry mouth symptoms to a new level," concludes Mr. Rook. ...

Early Data Presented at ASCO Show Potential of RAD001 to Enhance Efficacy of, and Overcome Resistance to, Breast Cancer Treatments

... arm were high blood sugar (5%), mouth sores (2%), pneumonitis (2%) and infections (2%). ... reported adverse events were neutropenia and mouth sores. "These preliminary results are very ... (9+, 12, 17+, 18+, 29, 39 weeks). Grade 2 and 3 mouth sores and grade 3 and 4 neutropenia were seen. ...

CAPHOSOL(R) Relieves Oral Mucositis (OM) and Improves Quality-of-Life in Cancer Patients Receiving Chemoradiation

... of the mucosa. Oral mucositis can cause mouth pain, xerostomia (dryness of the mouth or throat), difficulty eating and drinking, as ... device, is also indicated for dryness of the mouth or throat (hyposalivation, xerostomia), ...

Parion Sciences Announces Phase I Clinical Results for Novel Dry Mouth Treatment

... blocker, P-552-02, as a topical therapy for dry mouth associated with primary Sjogren's syndrome. ... significant improvement in the global dry mouth scores. VAS scores that measured the change at ... medications to alleviate the symptoms of dry mouth associated with Sjogren's syndrome, which can ...

Popular Energy Drinks Cause Tooth Erosion

... very severe dental issues that would require full mouth rehabilitation to correct," says Dr. Martin. ... -- Use a straw positioned at the back of the mouth so that the liquid avoids the teeth -- Rinse the mouth with water after drinking acidic beverages -- ...

First Patient of NOTES Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) Study Successfully Treated With Ethicon Endo-Surgery Devices

... the same timeframe as a typical laparoscopic procedure using the patient's mouth as the primary external access point. This protocol was designed to ... site, an endoscope is passed through a natural orifice such as the mouth or vagina and then through an internal incision in the stomach, bladder, ...

New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability

... This unique dosing results in a low level of side effects, such as dry mouth and constipation. "The study data reveal that this innovative gel ... uncommon at 1.8 percent in both active treatment and placebo groups. Dry mouth was the most common side effect with GELNIQUE, occurring in about 7 ...

RHEI Pharmaceuticals Announces the Initiation of the Final Clinical Study for Approval of Tibozole in China

... which is sometimes called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat caused by Candida albicans, although other related Candida ... cream-colored deposits on mucosal membranes . The infected mucosa of the mouth may appear inflamed. Oral candidiasis often occurs in immunocompromised ...

Latest RAD001 Study Results Show Further Increase in Time Without Tumor Growth in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

... The most frequent adverse events in patients who took RAD001 included mouth sores (36%), rash (28%), feelings of weakness (23%) and tiredness (22%). ... events (greater than or equal to 1% of patients listed): infection (4%), mouth sores (3%), tiredness (3%), feelings of weakness (2%), lung inflammation ...

Fuisz Tobacco Announces Clinical Study Results for Fuisz Tobacco Sheet Strip; Super Enhanced Bioavailability of Nicotine From Its Tobacco Sheet Strip Supports Efficacy of Low Dose Tobacco Product

... does not efficiently transfer nicotine and then must be removed from the mouth and is environmentally as damaging as a cigarette. This gives off no smoke ... discretely consumed in a social setting without residue to remove from the mouth after use -- unlike traditional smokeless tobacco products. Fuisz ...

RAD001 More Than Doubles Time Without Tumor Growth After Failure of Standard Treatment in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

... The most frequent adverse events in patients who took RAD001 included mouth sores (40%), feelings of weakness (37%), and rash (25%). There was a low ... adverse events (greater than or equal to 1% of patients listed): mouth sores (3%), lung inflammation (3%), infection (3%), tiredness/feelings of ...

Lotrel, a Single-Pill Combination for Treating High Blood Pressure, Reduced Cardiovascular Events by 20% in High-Risk Patients

... a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction (swelling of the mouth and throat) can occur. This potentially dangerous swelling of the mouth and throat has been reported more often in African American patients ...

PA Department of Health Reports Rise in Flu Activity; Reminds Public of Need for Flu Shot

... remember simple prevention measures like washing your hands, covering your mouth when you cough, and avoiding contact with others when you are ill." ... wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water. -- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don't have a ...

Watson Announces Positive Results From Its Pivotal Study of Oxybutynin Topical Gel for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder

... is believed to result in lower anticholinergic side effects such as dry mouth and constipation. These side effects result in a significant level of ... No serious adverse events related to the treatment were reported. Dry mouth (6.9%) and application site pruritis (2.1%) were the only ...

AstraZeneca Submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR(TM) for the Treatment of Bipolar Mania and Bipolar Depression

... placebo in clinical trials for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder were dry mouth (9%-44% vs 3%-13%), sedation (30% vs 8%), somnolence (18%-28% vs 7%-8%), ... lithium or divalproex in bipolar mania were somnolence (34% vs 9%), dry mouth (19% vs 3%), asthenia (10% vs 4%), constipation (10% vs 5%), abdominal ...

SEROQUEL XR(TM) Receives Approval From FDA for Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... placebo in clinical trials for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder were dry mouth (9%-44% vs 3%-13%), sedation (30% vs 8%), somnolence (18%-28% vs 7%-8%), ... lithium or divalproex in bipolar mania were somnolence (34% vs 9%), dry mouth (19% vs 3%), asthenia (10% vs 4%), constipation (10% vs 5%), abdominal ...

Ethicon Endo-Surgery Studies Presented at DDW Demonstrate Potential of Pure NOTES Surgery With Company's Toolbox

... need for an external incision. To assist with visualizing the internal surgical site, an endoscope is passed through a natural orifice such as the mouth or vagina and then through an internal incision in the stomach, bladder, colon or uterus. Single-site laparoscopy (SSL) is another advanced ...

Spirus Medical Announces Complete Examinations of the Small Intestine by Physicians Using Endo-Ease(TM)

... the body. The small intestine is about 20 to 23 feet long and other methods for reaching and studying its full length, whether starting through the mouth (antegrade) or the colon (retrograde), have proven challenging. Spirus Medical has developed the Endo-Ease line of devices aimed at ...

VA Studies Advanced Prosthetic Arm

... arm during combat in Vietnam, said he was "brought to tears" recently when the prosthetic arm allowed him to smoothly bring a water bottle to his mouth and drink. "Learning to use the controls is not difficult," he said, due in part to a sensor in the artificial hand that sends a vibration signal ...

Results From Phase 3 EQUATE Trial of VIVUS' Qnexa Highlighted at European Congress on Obesity

... adverse events in the study. The most common adverse events reported for the full-dose, mid-dose and placebo group were tingling (23%, 16%, 3%), dry mouth (18%, 13%, 0%), headache (16%, 15%, 13%), and constipation (15%, 7%, 8%). The completion rate for the study overall was 70 percent. "The weight ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... of cold or flu," said Norman H. Edelman, MD, American Lung Association Chief Medical Officer. "This includes frequent hand washing and covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing." The American Lung Association advises that hand washing is most effective with liquid soap. Hands should be rubbed ...

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Three Clinical Trials With NT-201 (Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A Free From Complexing Proteins) in Movement Disorder Patients

... group and 61.8% subjects in the placebo group. The most commonly reported AEs were eyelid ptosis (18.9 vs. 8.8%), dry eye (16.2 vs. 11.8%), and dry mouth (16.2 vs. 2.9%). Clinical efficacy in focal dystonia and overall tolerability of NT-201 (botulinum neurotoxin free from complexing ...

Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row

... that turn genes on or off. "Knocking out" (deleting) the Osr2 gene resulted in cleft palate, a birth defect where the two halves of the roof of the mouth fail to join up properly, leaving a gap. Secondly, and surprisingly, the Osr2 "knockout" mice developed teeth outside of the normal tooth row. Jiang ...

Oridion Announces Significant Medical Studies Presented at STA

... EtCO2 sampling, providing accurate readings compared to other tested CO2 sampling lines with and without oxygen supply, when sampling from nose and mouth breathers". In an interesting application, the use of capnography on endangered animals was presented as well. A comprehensive research study ...

Alexza's AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine) Meets Primary Endpoint of Treating Acute Agitation in Patients with Bipolar Disorder in Phase 3 Trial

... 3% Anxiety 0% 0% 2% Headache 9% 4% 2% Dry mouth 2% 2% 1% Nausea 2% 0% 1% Stomach discomfort ...

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

... needle aspiration, or FNA. This technique uses a thin, flexible camera (combined with a tiny ultrasound device) that is passed gently through the mouth and into the stomach. A recent study in GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy , the scientific journal of the ASGE, showed that EUS and EUS-FNA ...

Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD

... Advair may increase the risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems (cataracts or glaucoma). Patients should have regular eye exams. Thrush in the mouth and throat may occur. Patients should tell their doctor if they have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking Advair. Do not use Advair ...

Continuous Treatment With Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Achieves Superior Long-Term Efficacy for Psoriasis Patients Compared to Interrupting Treatment

... vertigo), headache, neurologic sensation disorders (including paraesthesias), cough, nasopharyngeal pain, diarrhea, abdominal pain, stomatitis and mouth ulceration, nausea, hepatic enzymes increased, rash, pruritus, musculoskeletal pain, pyrexia, fatigue (including asthenia and malaise). Adverse drug ...

RAD001 Granted Priority Review in the US Based on Potential to Fill Unmet Medical Need in Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer

... trial were consistent with those seen in prior Phase II studies. The most frequent adverse drug reactions in patients who took RAD001 included mouth sores (40%), feelings of tiredness/weakness (37%), and rash (25%). There was a low incidence (> 1% of patients listed) of grade 3 or 4 drug-related ...

Immigrants From India, Pakistan Face U.S. Prostate, Breast Cancer Risks

... program of the National Cancer Institute, examining almost 7,000 cases between 1988 and 2003. In India, the No. 1 cancer among men is cancer of the mouth related to tobacco use, and the No. 1 cancer among women is cancer of the cervix, which could be caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), poor perinatal ...

Phase III Clinical Studies of Aclidinium Bromide Show Statistical Significance vs. Placebo in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

... (aclidinium: 12.7%, placebo: 12.6%). Potential anticholinergic adverse events were observed in a similarly low percentage of patients, (e.g. dry mouth - aclidinium: 0.7%, placebo: 1.2%). "Almirall remains committed to continue the efforts to provide treatment options for COPD patients with ...

Medivation Announces Positive Top-Line Results From Phase 2 Dimebon Study in Huntington's Disease

... group was headache, which occurred in 19% of treated patients compared to 7% of placebo patients. Headaches were generally mild in severity. Dry mouth and depressed mood were similar in both treated and placebo groups (4% and 7%, respectively). "To my knowledge, no other drug has resulted in ...

Data Presented at American Headache Society's Annual Scientific Meeting Show Primary Endpoint Met as Well as Improvement on Important Secondary Endpoints in Phase IIb Acute Migraine Trial of TorreyPines Therapeutics' Tezampanel

... injection site burning (3.8 percent vs. 6.7 percent), dizziness (6.4 percent vs. 5.3 percent), somnolence (7.7 percent vs. 6.7 percent) and dry mouth (2.6 percent vs. 5.3 percent). As indicated above, the reported rates of "injection site pain," "injection site burning" and "dry mouth" occurred ...
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