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At the recent Malaysian Community Pharmacy Business Forum (MyCPBF), a discussion forum was held on the subject of “Transcending Primary Healthcare Services: The Future of Specialized Pharmacy Services and Pharmacy Specialization”.

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In patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor monotherapy, particularly canagliflozin, exerts greater effects on weight compared with metformin and dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors or gliptins, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
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.

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A recent study has shown that compounded topical pain creams are only as effective as placebo creams in the treatment of localized chronic pain. Their costs are also higher compared with approved compounds, which should discourage routine use.

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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    Rachel Soon, 05 Dec 2018

    At the recent Malaysian Community Pharmacy Business Forum (MyCPBF), a discussion forum was held on the subject of “Transcending Primary Healthcare Services: The Future of Specialized Pharmacy Services and Pharmacy Specialization”.

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    In patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor monotherapy, particularly canagliflozin, exerts greater effects on weight compared with metformin and dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4) inhibitors or gliptins, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
    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.

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