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15 Jan 2018
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High use of hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) appears to significantly increase the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), particularly squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), suggests a recent study. Use of other diuretic and antihypertensive medications does not appear to be linked to NMSC.
01 Jun 2013

An article by the same team in Leeds (see above) addresses the question of swabs for the diagnosis of gonorrhoea in the cohort of 3,973 women.

Original New Drug Application Approvals by US FDA (16 - 31 March 2018)

31 Mar 2018

New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 16-31 March 2018 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.

ILUMYA

  • Active Ingredient(s): Tildrakizumab-A SMN
  • Strength: 100 mg/1 ml
  • Dosage Form: Injectable;injection
  • Company: Merck Sharp Dohme
  • Approval Date: March 20, 2018
  • Submission Classification: Not applicable
  • Indication(s): Not applicable
  • Approved Label: Not applicable

SYMFI
  • Active Ingredient(s): Efavirenz; Lamivudine; Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
  • Strength: 600 mg; 300mg; 300 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet; Oral
  • Company: Matrix Labs LTD
  • Approval Date: March 22, 2018
  • Submission Classification: Type 4 - New Combination
  • Indication(s): Indicated  as a complete regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adult and pediatric patients weighing at least 40 kg.
  • Approved Label: 03/22/2018(PDF)

PEMETREXED
  • Active Ingredient(s): Pemetrexed
  • Strength: 100 mg; 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Inejctable;injection
  • Company: Apotex Inc
  • Approval Date: March 28, 2018
  • Submission Classification: Type 2 - New Active Ingredient
  • Indication(s): Not applicable
  • Approved Label: Not applicable
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15 Jan 2018
Body surface area (BSA) affected by psoriasis can be measured to target diabetes prevention efforts for patients with psoriasis, a recent study suggests.
Pearl Toh, 14 Apr 2018
Taking the oral extract product of the fern Polypodium leucotomos (PLE) on top of the standard topical hydroquinone cream and sunscreen reduces the severity of melasma to a greater extent compared with the standard treatment alone in Asian patients, a pilot study has shown.
Stephen Padilla, 18 Apr 2018
High use of hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) appears to significantly increase the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), particularly squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), suggests a recent study. Use of other diuretic and antihypertensive medications does not appear to be linked to NMSC.
01 Jun 2013

An article by the same team in Leeds (see above) addresses the question of swabs for the diagnosis of gonorrhoea in the cohort of 3,973 women.