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Product Highlight - Boostrix

16 Sep 2020
Indication: Boostrix is indicated for booster vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis of individuals from the age of four years onwards.

Boostrix is also indicated for passive protection against pertussis in early infancy following maternal immunisation during pregnancy.

Dosage & Administration:
A single 0.5 mL dose of the vaccine is recommended.
• Boostrix is for deep intramuscular injection, preferably in the deltoid region.
• Boostrix can be administered to pregnant women during the second or the third trimester in accordance with official recommendations.
• Boostrix may be administered to adolescents and adults with unknown vaccination status or incomplete vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis as part of an immunisation series against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis. Based on data in adults, two additional doses of a diphtheria and tetanus containing vaccine are recommended one and six months after the first dose to maximize the vaccine response against diphtheria and tetanus.
• Repeat vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis should be performed at intervals as per official recommendations (generally 10 years).


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Pearl Toh, 22 Oct 2020
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.
Jairia Dela Cruz, Yesterday
The selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor escitalopram holds promise in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, reducing amyloid-β-42 levels in cerebrospinal fluid and brain tissue in older adults with normal cognitive function, according to recent evidence.
Stephen Padilla, 6 days ago
A survey of volar wrist incision preferences in Singapore reports that a longitudinal scar is favoured by respondents from the general public over a transverse one.
6 days ago
Accelerometer-assessed moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) at baseline shows an inverse relationship with incident diabetes among individuals aged ≥50 years, a recent study involving a US Hispanic/Latino population has found.