FDA Approves Tibsovo (ivosidenib) for Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia with an IDH1 Mutation
July 20, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tibsovo (ivosidenib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who have a specific genetic mutation. This is the first... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Sodium Chloride Injection USP, 0.9% Vials (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Dobutamine Hydrochloride Injection (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

RPS England responds to speech by new Health Secretary
Responding to the first speech by the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock MP, Chair of the English Pharmacy Board Sandra Gidley said:"We welcome the Minister's c (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

RPS England calls for equity with GPs on mental health support
Delivering on the commitment made at the last meeting of the board of RPS England, Board Chair Sandra Gidley and Vice-Chair Sibby Buckle have formally written to Steve Brine, Parliamentary Under Secre (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Public Health England Guidance for health professionals: Possible listeria contamination of frozen vegetables distributed by Greenyard Frozen UK
On 5th July 2018, Greenyard Frozen UK recalled a number of frozen vegetable products due to the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes.Public Health England has now issued guidance for healthcare (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Fazaclo (Clozapine) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

EstroGel (Estradiol Gel) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Natrecor (Nesiritide) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ic-Green (Tricarbocyanine) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Apidra (Insulin Glulisine [rDNA origin] Inj) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

RPS talks to SKY News about Brexit
RPS President Ash Soni spoke to SKY News this week about the potential consequences for patients in the event of a“no-deal” Brexit."We are worried that there may be shortages of me (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Drug Safety Update: Pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDI): risk of airway obstruction from aspiration of loose objects
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a drug safety update... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Aristada Initio (Aripiprazole Lauroxil Injectable Suspension) - new on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

GLYRX-PF (Glycopyrrolate Injection) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

St. Louis Character: Gina Yosten aims to find solutions for diabetes patients
As a research scientist and assistant professor of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, Gina Yosten is studying how cells of the body communicate, and, when they don ’t, where the breakdown occurs and how to fix it. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Margaret Crane Source Type: news

St. Louis Character: Gina Yosten aims to find solutions for diabetes patients
As a research scientist and assistant professor of pharmacology and physiology at Saint Louis University, Gina Yosten is studying how cells of the body communicate, and, when they don ’t, where the breakdown occurs and how to fix it. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Margaret Crane Source Type: news

University of British Columbia seeks Faculty Research Associate - Canada
The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology& Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia in Canada seeks applications for a full-time Research Associate in the Therapeutics Section.The successful candidate will lead and conduct a complex systematic review, synthesizing research evidence on the effects of regulatory safety advisories on prescribing, medicine use, and health outcomes. The candidate will also conduct related analyses and contribute tok nowledge translation for multiple projects at the Therapeutics Initiative within the Therapeutics Section of the Department.  The candidate will hold a gradu...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Chloramphenicol 0.5%W/V eye drops 1%W/V ointment P medicine
The RPS has updated the Chloramphenicol 0.5%W/V eye drops 1%W/V ointment P medicine quick reference guide... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 18, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cannabinoids may have a vast array of anti-cancer effects
(Wiley) Previous research has shown that cannabinoids can help lessen side effects of anti-cancer therapies. Now a new British Journal of Pharmacology review has examined their potential for the direct treatment of cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Karyopharm Initiates Rolling Submission of New Drug Application to U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Selinexor as a Treatment for Patients with Penta-Refractory Multiple Myeloma
NEWTON, Mass., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:KPTI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company has initiated a rolling submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - July 18, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Kisqali (ribociclib) Approved for Additional Indications in HR+/HER2- Advanced Breast Cancer
Basel, July 18, 2018 - Novartis today announced a new approval for Kisqali (ribociclib) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for women with hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+/HER2-) advanced... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 18, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Symtuza (D/C/F/TAF), the First and Only Complete Darunavir-Based Single-Tablet Regimen for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection
TITUSVILLE, N.J, JULY 17, 2018 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson& Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Symtuza (darunavir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide -... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Your views sought on Falsified Medicines Directive consultation
The MHRA has published a consultation on several areas of the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD).The consultation focuses on the safety features where the UK has flexibility within the Delegated A (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Public Health England: New Blood in Pee campaign
Public Health England's national campaign on Blood in Pee under the Be Clear on Cancer banner launches on 19th July 2018. (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Company led recall: Melatonin 10mg capsules
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a company led recall for specific batches of Melatonin 10mg capsules (IPS Specials). (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Pharmacy organisations brief MPs in Westminster
We are joining community pharmacy organisations in Parliament today to highlight the role that community pharmacy can play in helping people to support people with long-term conditions. With continue (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Robinul (Glycopyrrolate Tablets) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

GlucaGen (Glucagon [rDNA origin]) for Injection) - updated on RxList
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Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Real-world Use of Elbasvir-Grazoprevir in Chronic HCV Real-world Use of Elbasvir-Grazoprevir in Chronic HCV
This retrospective analysis evaluated outcomes of hepatitis C patients treated with elbasvir-grazoprevir with or without ribavirin in clinical practice settings in the United States.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

RPS talks to Channel 4 about weight loss supplements
RPS Deputy Chief Scientist Dr Claire Thompson conducted experiments on Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped on Fridayto demonstrate how weight loss supplements work. Claire was interviewed as part of the (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 16, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Camurus Announces PDUFA Date for CAM2038 for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
Lund, Sweden – 16 July 2018 — Camurus (NASDAQ STO: CAMX) announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date of December 26, 2018 for its investigational weekly and monthly... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - July 16, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves TPOXX (tecovirimat) as the First Drug for the Treatment of Smallpox
July 13, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved TPOXX (tecovirimat), the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox. Though the World Health Organization declared smallpox, a contagious and sometimes fatal... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

CPPE launches The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) e-learning programme
CPPE has launched an e-learning programme‘The General Data Protection Regulation– making it work’. The aim of this e-learning programme is to develop awareness, understanding and s (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Online oral health promotion resources for national campaign 'Dental Check by One'
The Chief Dental Officer for England is promoting early dental access and preventive care for young children aged 0-2 years, in line with a national campaign for a‘Dental Check by One’&n (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Vabomere (Meropenem and Vaborbactam Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Xtandi (enzalutamide) for the Treatment of Men with Non-Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC)
TOKYO and NEW YORK, July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503, President and CEO: Kenji Yasukawa, Ph.D., " Astellas " ) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Amgen And UCB Resubmit Biologics License Application (BLA) For Evenity (romosozumab) To The US FDA
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and BRUSSELS, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) today announced the resubmission of the Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Fluorescein Sodium and Benoxinate Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

RPS Wales welcomes Assembly Group findings on access to palliative care
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society in Wales has welcomed recommendations of the National Assembly for Wales's Cross Party Group on Hospices and Palliative Care report into inequalities in access to (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medical device alert: All Alaris and Asena GS, GH, CC, TIVA, PK, enteral syringe pumps
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a medical device alert for all Alaris and Asena GS, GH, CC, TIVA, PK, enteral syringe pumps because of a risk of uncontrolled (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cefazolin Injection (Cefazolin and Dextrose for Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

ClindaMax Vaginal Cream (Clindamycin Phosphate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Combigan (Brimonidine Tartrate, Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution .2%/.5%) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ferrlecit (Sodium ferric gluconate) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Zutripro (hydrocodone bitartrate, chlorpheniramine maleate, and pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cervarix (Human Papillomavirus Bivalent Vaccine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Carimune (Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) Nanofiltered Lyophilized Preparation) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Femcon Fe (Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

FDA Advisory Committee Endorses the Effectiveness and Safety of Single-Dose Tafenoquine for the Radical Cure of P. vivax Malaria
London UK; Philadelphia US; Geneva, Switzerland - 12 July 2018 - GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today announced that the Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted that... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - July 12, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news