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Product Highlight - Apidra SoloStar

24 Jul 2020

The Ideal Partner for Basal Insulin1
Now available at an even more affordable price!2

  • An antidiabetic agent used to reduce high blood sugar in patients with diabetes mellitus; it may be given to adults, adolescents and children, 6 years of age and older. It has a rapid onset within 10-20 minutes and a short duration, about 4 hours.3
  • Significantly reduces HbA1c when added with basal insulin for FPG and PPG control
  •  Superior efficacy of insulin glargine + pre-meal insulin glulisine (basal-bolus) vs. premixed insulins4
  • Lesser hypoglycemic events with basal-bolus vs. premixed insulins4
  • Insulin Glulisine 100 units/mL (Apidra SoloStar®) – New SRP Php 435.00 per pen (Savings of Php 383.75 from previous SRP)2

 

REFERENCES:
(1) MR Lankisch et.al. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 2008: 10:1178-1186.
(2) Based from MDC prices as of June 2,2020.
(3) Apidra Prescribing Info 2008.
(4) Fritsche M. et.al. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 2010: 12:115-123.

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15 Oct 2020
Gingival bleeding appears to influence the association between periodontal diseases and blood pressure (BP), a study has shown. However, the burden represented by periodontitis is still vital. Periodontal assessment may be essential in difficult to control hypertension.
Pearl Toh, 3 days ago
The combination therapy comprising carfilzomib, cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone (KCd) is effective, with a tolerable safety profile, in an Asian cohort with high-risk multiple myeloma (MM) — thus providing a more economical alternative as a potential upfront regimen in resource-limited settings, according to leading experts during a myeloma education webinar.
Pearl Toh, 5 days ago
The risk of atypical femur fracture (AFF) rises with longer duration of bisphosphonate use and drops rapidly after discontinuation, a study has shown.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 05 Oct 2020
Drinking more than two cups of coffee per day may just be the intervention that prevents hundreds of thousands of liver disease‐related deaths globally, a study reports.