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Individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who initiate therapy with sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors have lower risks of all-cause death and cardiovascular (CV) outcomes, specifically myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, compared with those who initiate other glucose-lowering therapies, according to results from the CVD-REAL* 2 study.

Jairia Dela Cruz, 05 Mar 2018
Abaloparatide appears to produce significant increases in the bone mass density (BMD), as well as nominal reductions in fractures, in very elderly women with osteoporosis, with a safety profile similar to that in the overall study population, according to a posthoc analysis of the phase III ACTIVE trial.

Product Highlight - Basalog

16 Dec 2016
BASALOG – Insulin glargine (rDNA) 100 IU/mL soln for inj (cartridge) – CCM Pharmaceuticals

A quality alternative of basal insulin for effective HbA1C control:1-4

  • Equivalent to innovator in terms of:1-4
    • Safety: Reduced risk of nocturnal hypoglycemia1-4
    • Efficacy: Long lasting effect for 24 hours blood glucose control1-4
  • Approved in Japan and more than 20 other countries4
  • Does not contain ingredient derived from animal origin4

References:
1. Verma M., Hazra P., Iyer H., et al., Basalog® is similar to Lantus® in producing glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus on multiple daily insulin regimens. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries. 2011; 31(1):26–31.
2. Biocon S. A., Phase 3 Study of FFP-112 in Patients with Type I Diabetes Under Intensive Insulin Therapy, 2014.
3. Basalog® Package Insert. 4. Data on file, Biocon Limited.

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    01 Apr 2016
    Amiodarone is safe and effective for early junctional ectopic tachycardia prophylaxis in paediatric patients following open heart surgery, based on a study.
    Tristan Manalac, 19 May 2018
    Taking oral antibiotics appears to increase the risk of nephrolithiasis, according to a recent study. Moreover, the risk seems to be compounded for individuals with recent antibiotic exposure and those who were exposed at a younger age.
    Roshini Claire Anthony, 20 Mar 2018

    Individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who initiate therapy with sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors have lower risks of all-cause death and cardiovascular (CV) outcomes, specifically myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, compared with those who initiate other glucose-lowering therapies, according to results from the CVD-REAL* 2 study.

    Jairia Dela Cruz, 05 Mar 2018
    Abaloparatide appears to produce significant increases in the bone mass density (BMD), as well as nominal reductions in fractures, in very elderly women with osteoporosis, with a safety profile similar to that in the overall study population, according to a posthoc analysis of the phase III ACTIVE trial.