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Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

... approximately 3 out of every 4 oral contraceptive tablets he added. Acrux plans to proceed with a multi-dose Phase 1 study in the second half of 2007. The study will be designed to demonstrate that therapeutic blood levels of the combination contraceptive are effectively maintained with once daily dosing....

Tomato Fever Replaces Chikungunya in Kerala

...oastal state were reported last month. Medicinal tablets like Paracetamol and vitamin B-complex have been prescribed and patients have been advised to consume lot of fluids. Like dengue, another mosquito borne disease, there is no vaccine for Chikungunya, and at best, symptoms can be countered through pa...

Value Meal Would Lower Drug Costs

...r. Patients currently take five 250 mg lapatinib tablets on an empty stomach. The study found that taking the drug with a meal increased the bioavailability of the drug by 167 percent. Taking the drug with a high-fat meal boosted levels by 325 percent. "Simply by changing the timing, taking this medicati...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...rs there. "We check whether they are taking iron tablets or not, getting all the injections required during pregnancy or not. We also see whether they are aware of a balanced diet - and not necessarily costly food," said Kamla Jaiswal, a community leader in the Shiv Nagar shantytown. Shiv Nagar is one of...

Interactions Between Food and Drugs Could Lower Drug Costs

...r. Patients currently take five 250 mg lapatinib tablets on an empty stomach. The study found that taking the drug with a meal increased the bioavailability of the drug by 167 percent. Taking the drug with a high-fat meal boosted levels by 325 percent. "Simply by changing the timing, taking this medicati...

Tea Pill, Tea Cola Hitting Markets Soon

... hot water," Hazarika said. "We are sure the tea tablets will refresh and cheer a person up with nearly the same feeling as having a hot cup of brewed tea." The production cost of a tea pill is 50 paise - the cost could be even cheaper when manufactured in bulk. "The idea to launch the two products in ...

Bone Health Protection by Dietary Calcium

...ot at least 70 percent of their daily calcium from tablets or pills; another, the "diet group," got at least ...ing to its authors. For example, calcium carbonate tablets need to be taken with a meal so that stomach acid can facilitate absorption, but calcium citrate tab...

India's Wockhardt Launches Drug in US Market

...t Wednesday announced the launch of its antibiotic tablets Cefprozil in the US after receiving approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA). Cefprozil, a Cephalosporin class of antibiotics, is used in the treatment of respiratory tract and skin infections. "Several of our products have se...

FDA Approves INTUNIV (guanfacine) for the Treatment of ADHD

...on (FDA) for INTUNIV (guanfacine) extended release tablets (previously referred to as SPD503), a nonstimulant selective alpha-2A-receptor agonist, which has been studied in children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Unlike some other ADHD treatments, INTUNIV, a nonstimula...

Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia

...estigating reports from patients that the Viracept tablets they were taking had an unusual smell. The company in a statement said that the contamination had been caused by an interaction between two chemicals, one of them a cleaner, in a vessel in which the product was made. The contaminant can cause cance...

Timberlake's Tour Demands Include 'anti-gas Tablets'!

...ist of tour demands, which includes Beano anti-gas tablets from America for his tour of Europe. A source s...ger has given a huge list of demands, and that the tablets are quite difficult to get in Europe. "Justin had a long list of demands including anti-wind table...

Bayer and Onyx Submit Supplemental New Drug Application for Nexavar to Treat Liver Cancer

...Drug Application (sNDA) for Nexavar(R) (sorafenib) tablets has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer. Nexavar is currently approved in more than 50 countries for the treatment of...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

...ou may feel sick and more anxious. Some of these tablets can produce nasty indigestion, but you can usually stop this by taking them with food. More seriously, they may interfere with your sexual function. There have been reports of episodes of aggression, although these are rare. It also says, "There i...

A Cold Shoulder to Cold - At Your Risk

...ell for sinusitis was a combination of anti-fungal tablets and steroid spray. According to Ameet Kishore, Senior Consultant at Apollo Hospital, "Nose sinuses and lung are connected. And anything that affects the nose sinuses affects lung. Fungal sinusitis is higher on diabetic patients as compared to non-...

Baby Aspirin Better for Your Health, University of Kentucky Study Says

...he United States, consume 10 to 20 billion aspirin tablets each year to protect their hearts from clots, which are the leading cause of heart attacks and strokes. "Patients should check with their doctor to be sure, but there is almost no one who needs to take more than 81 mg of aspirin a day for protectio...

Being Overzealous With Multivitamins May Lead To Prostate Cancer

...s that those who take more than seven multivitamin tablets a week, can in fact increase their risk of contracting the most serious type of prostate cancer. The researchers who published their work in Journal of the National Cancer Institute, followed 295,344 men who reported taking multivitamins more...

FDA Approves Ranbaxys Allergy Drug

...s for the approved drug Fexofenadine Hydrochloride tablets were $931 million last year. "We are pleased to receive this tentative approval for Fexofenadine Hydrochloride Tablets. This product represents a future opportunity for Ranbaxy and will be launched following final approval from the FDA," said Jim M...

Single-tablet With Two Drugs may Help Control High BP Better

A new study has found that single tablets containing two drugs may be the key when it comes ...atment. "These data suggest strongly that single tablets containing two drugs will control the vast majority of patients who are taking medication but have n...

Nexavar Significantly Extends Survival of Liver Cancer Patients

..., Inc. today announced that Nexavar(R) (sorafenib) tablets significantly extended overall survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or primary liver cancer versus those taking placebo by 44%. Results were presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO...

Gay Gang in Netherlands Lures, Rapes and Infects Fellow Homosexuals With HIV/AIDS

...veral litres of the date-rape drug GHB and ecstasy tablets was also arrested. The gang risks up to 16 years in prison. Police and prosecutors said eight more victims have come forward since the case was publicised. Officials said the three seropositive men invited gays contacted on the internet to private ho...

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