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Product Highlight - OZEMPIC

16 Sep 2020

The only once-weekly type 2 diabetes treatment unifying superior efficacy and CV benefits1

  • Up to 1.8% HbA1c reduction*1,2
  •  Up to 6.5kg weight reduction*1,2
  •  26% CV risk reduction vs placebo†1,3

  *Results apply to Ozempic 1 mg vs Dulaglutide 1.5 mg

 †When added to standard of care, which included oral anti-diabetic treatments, insulin, anti-hypertensives, diuretics and lipid-lowering therapies1,4



References:
1. Ozempic Malaysia Prescribing Information.
2. Pratley RE, et al; Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018;6(4):275-286.
3. Marso SP, et al; N Engl J Med. 2016;375(19):1834-1844.
4. Marso SP, et al; N Engl J Med. 2016;375(suppl 1):S1-S108.


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Stephen Padilla, 08 Apr 2020
An antiparasitic drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been found to be effective in stopping the growth of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in a laboratory experiment, according to a collaborative study.
Pearl Toh, 14 Nov 2020
Using vadadustat for treating anaemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) not on dialysis does not come with excess cardiovascular (CV) risk compared with darbepoetin alfa, particularly for those treated to a target Hb range of 10–11 g/dL, according to a prespecified analysis of the PRO2TECT study presented at ASN 2020 Kidney Week.
Audrey Abella, 18 Dec 2020
Omecamtiv mecarbil (OM), an investigational selective cardiac myosin activator, may reduce the risk of heart failure (HF)-related events or cardiovascular (CV) deaths in patients with chronic HFrEF*, according to the late-breaking GALACTIC-HF** trial presented at AHA 2020.
Pearl Toh, 17 Dec 2020
A single dose of loratadine/pseudoephedrine combination tablet provides over twice as much nasal relief within an hour compared with fluticasone nasal spray in patients with allergic rhinitis, according to a head-to-head comparison study presented at ACAAI 2020 Meeting.