New Drugs

  1. new drugs, 2006 - part 1

    in this article, you'll learn about 12 new drugs, including:
    * ziconotide, the latest analgesic for severe chronic pain
    * exenatide and pramlintide acetate, two adjunct medications for treating diabetes
    * entecavir, a new therapy for chronic hepatitis b virus infection.
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    new drugs, 2006 - part 2

    in this article, you'll learn about eight new drugs, including:
    1. omega-3-acid ethyl esters, indicated to reduce very high triglyceride levels in adults
    2. pregabalin, the first prescription medication approved for neuropathic pain associated with both postherpetic neuralgia and peripheral neuropathy
    3. tigecycline, a new type of antibiotic aimed at resistant bacteria
    4. ibandronate sodium, a once-a-month drug prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
    nursingcenter - professional development - ce article

    new drugs, 2005 - part 1

    in this article, you'll learn about nine new drugs, including:
    • prussian blue , which could protect people from radiation exposure following an act of biochemical terrorism
    • bevacizumab , a new monoclonal antibody and the first angiogenesis inhibitor for colorectal cancer
    • cinacalcet hcl , the first calcimimetic drug for treating hyperparathyroidism.

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    new drugs, 2005 - part 2

    in this article, you'll learn about 12 new drugs, including:
    * telithromycin , the first ketolide antibiotic
    * erlotinib , for locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    * duloxetine hcl , a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor for major depressive disorder.

    nursingcenter - library - journal issue - article

    very informative free resources
    Last edit by VickyRN on Dec 28, '06
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