Class 4 medicine defect information: zoledronic acid 5mg solution for infusion
Ranbaxy (UK) Ltd a Sun Pharmaceutical Company, has informed the MHRA that some packs from a batch of zoledronic acid 5mg solution for infusion contain a patient information leaflet for temozolomide 18 (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Literature data based systems pharmacology uncovers the essence of "body fire" in traditional Chinese medicine: a case by Huang-Lian-Jie-Du-Tang - Li Y, Xie J, Li Y, Yang Y, Yang L.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY RELEVANCE: Like other concepts in traditional Chinese medical theory, "body fire", a concept that has already been well-known and widely used in describing the symptoms and the treatment of corresponding diseases, is, however, still under... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Libtayo (Cemiplimab-rwlc Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mavenclad (Cladribine Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mayzent (Siponimod Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kivexa (Abacavir and Lamivudine Film-coated Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Jatenzo (Testosterone Undecanoate Capsules) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Duaklir Pressair (Aclidinium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate Inhalation Powder) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kyowa Kirin Announces FDA Acceptance of Istradefylline (KW-6002) New Drug Application Resubmission in the US
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 4, 2019--Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:4151, President and CEO: Masashi Miyamoto,“Kyowa Kirin”) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the resubmitted New Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Ibrance (palbociclib) for the Treatment of Men with HR+, HER2- Metastatic Breast Cancer
April 4, 2019 -- Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indications for Ibrance (palbociclib) in combination with an aromatase inhibitor or... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 4, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

First opioid settlement lets researchers think big
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Mervis, J. Tags: Pharmacology, Toxicology, Scientific Community In Depth Source Type: news

Dietary Fiber in the Era of Microbiome Science Dietary Fiber in the Era of Microbiome Science
What do we know about the health benefits of dietary fiber and its impacts on gut microbiota?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medicines with teratogenic potential: what is effective contraception and how often is pregnancy testing needed?
New guidance on contraceptive methods and frequency of pregnancy testing to reduce inadvertent exposures during pregnancy.... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ambitious vision for pharmacy education will fail without funding
We’ve published our response link to the General Pharmaceutical Council’s consultation on initial education and training standards for pharmacists. The consultation makes a number of prop (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Duaklir Pressair (Aclidinium Bromide and Formoterol Fumarate Inhalation Powder) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mavenclad (Cladribine Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mayzent (Siponimod Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kivexa (Abacavir and Lamivudine Film-coated Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Study identifies gender differences in reported adverse drug reactions
(Wiley) In a British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study, investigators uncovered numerous gender differences in reports of adverse drug reactions sent to the National Pharmacovigilance Centre in the Netherlands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New insights on liver injury in men taking body building supplements
(Wiley) In a study reported in Alimentary Pharmacology& Therapeutics, 44 men with liver injury, attributed to over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements, experienced a uniform and distinctive pattern of signs and symptoms that were often prolonged, difficult to treat, and accompanied by disability and weight loss. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA OKs Reintroduction of Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women Under 65 FDA OKs Reintroduction of Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women Under 65
The FDA will allow tegaserod back on the market after an advisory committee recommended its use in women without a history of CV ischemic disease.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

Evoke Pharma Receives Complete Response Letter and Recommendations to Address Deficiencies from FDA for Gimoti NDA
SOLANA BEACH, Calif., April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOK), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, today announced that it has received a Complete Response Letter... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - April 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol Tartrate Injection, USP (New - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Levetiracetam Immediate-Release Oral Tablets, USP (New - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Local Leaders Back Narcan to Stop Overdose Deaths Local Leaders Back Narcan to Stop Overdose Deaths
A surge in opioid overdose deaths prompted 49 states and the District of Columbia to offer Narcan without a prescription. CDC data showed that nearly 48,000 people died from opioid overdose in 2017.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Codeine Phosphate (Codeine Phosphate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Baclofen (Baclofen Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Rhopressa (Netarsudil Topical Ophthalmic Use) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) for the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) April 01, 2019–The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fera Pharmaceuticals' New Drug Application (NDA) for Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) 3% for the treatment of herpetic keratitis.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

RPS Welcomes Welsh Government investment in Community Pharmacy
A recent announcement by the Welsh Government to make an increase in community pharmacy funding of£1.4m in 2018-19 has been warmly welcomed by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Responding to t (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sunosi (Solriamfetol Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Qvar Redihaler (Beclomethasone Dipropionate HFA Inhalation Aerosol) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Zulresso (Brexanolone Injection, for Intravenous Use) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Levaquin (levofloxacin) vs. Keflex (cephalexin)
Title: Levaquin (levofloxacin) vs. Keflex (cephalexin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves the Reintroduction of Zelnorm (tegaserod) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C) in Women Under 65
LOUISVILLE, Ken., April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- US WorldMeds has announced that Sloan Pharma, S.a.r.l., a subsidiary of US WorldMeds Holdings, LLC, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the reintroduction of... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sustained Virological Response in HCV and T2D Complications Sustained Virological Response in HCV and T2D Complications
Might HCV antiviral treatment impact the risk of complications of type 2 diabetes?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Approves Asceniv (immune globulin intravenous, human) for Primary Humoral Immunodeficiency
RAMSEY, N.J. and BOCA RATON, Fla., April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADMA Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADMA) (“ADMA” or the“Company”), a vertically integrated commercial biopharmaceutical and specialty immunoglobulin company... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Duaklir Pressair (aclidinium bromide and formoterol fumarate) for Maintenance Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Oxford, UK– 1 April 2019: Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (“Circassia” or“the Company”; LSE: CIR), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on respiratory disease, today announces the US Food and Drug Administration... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prescription cost in England decreased by 3.7%
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Antifungal regimens cost  effective for cryptoccocal meningitis
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Chronic skin ulcers incur substantial healthcare costs
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease has high  cost burden in Germany
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Time on daily activities increases WTP of dementia caregivers
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hospice enrolment saves Medicare costs
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Niraparib not cost  effective for platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Financial incentives for healthy foods highly cost effective in US
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

ICER reports on esketamine, upadacitinib
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Is recommended CRC screening at age 45 cost effective in the US?
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine optimal for elderly
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Assessing vial-opening thresholds for measles vaccines
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news