An innovative new pill can deliver large quantities of monoclonal antibodies and other drugs into the stomach lining after swallowing.
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A Class 2 recall notice for one batch of Rosemont Pharmaceuticals metformin hydrochloride 500mg/5ml oral solution has been issued by the MHRA.
Forxiga’s approval, based on unprecedented Phase III data, is the most significant advancement in chronic kidney disease (CKD) treatment in over 20 years.
The first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product will help increase access and affordability of insulin for diabetics.
Researchers have found that women taking metformin prior to hospitalisation had a significantly reduced risk of death from COVID-19.
The European Commission has approved Forxiga (dapagliflozin) for use in the EU to treat symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
Product recalls due to contamination issues can be extremely costly for companies, in addition to the associated health implications. In this article, Marc Baiget Francesch explores the potential risks associated with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) contamination, why is it such a frequent contaminant and how to detect and eliminate the risks.
Repurposing existing drugs can be attractive as the process is often less risky, more cost effective and can be undertaken in less time. This article discusses the logic behind drug repurposing and the approaches that are currently being explored.
A study comparing the V-Go device administering regular human insulin and rapid acting insulin analogues found they were equally effective and safe at controlling blood glucose.
Safety updates to labels of SGLT2 inhibitors will recommend temporary discontinuation of these medications before scheduled surgery, says the FDA.
The US FDA has granted Fast Track designation to Jardiance® for the treatment of chronic kidney disease.
The EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) recommended fifteen medicines for various approvals at its January 2020 meeting; with ten drugs receiving marketing authorisation recommendations and five receiving positive opinions for specific treatments.