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Gatifloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic also known as Tequin. While Tequin, which is marketed by Bristol- Myers Squibb is no longer sold as a tablet in the U.S., it is still sold in other countries in tablet form, like China. In the United States gatifloxacin is sold as an opthalmic solution, also known as Zymar,[…]

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The CDC announced on Tuesday September 13, 2012 that the West Nile virus outbreak, which recently hit the U.S., is showing no signs of relenting, with an astounding 35% increase in cases from last week. With 2,636 cases involving people, including 118 deaths, all states except Alaska and Hawaii have reported at least one case[…]

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Exenatide, CAS number 141758-74-9 is an injectable prescription medication that helps to improve blood sugar, or glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.¬†Exenatide, derived from a compound found in the saliva of the Gila monster, a large lizard native to the southwestern US, is a functional analog of Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1), a naturally[…]

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Paroxetine Hydrochloride, known by the trade name Paxil, has an upcoming patent expiration date of May 19, 2015. As a well used medication to treat depression, Paroxetine HCl, CAS number 78246-49-8, is projected to become a generic powerhouse. Paroxetine is efficacious at treating not only major depression, but also obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social[…]

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Eptifibatide, CAS# 188627-80-7, is an antiplatelet agent. Also offered from LGM Pharma as a TEVA API (TAPI) product for compounding purposes, eptifibatide is also known by the brand name Integrilin, which is marketed by Merck. With Merck’s patent for Integrilin due to expire on November 11, 2014, and an additional patent revision due to expire[…]

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The FDA exclusivity for Plavix (clopidogrel) ended on May 17, 2012, while patent protection expires January 31, 2014. This exciting news brings Clopidogrel CAS# 113665-84-2, to the forefront of pharmaceutical news. With sales of Plavix generating billions of dollars for Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, researchers are clamoring to create generic options of clopidogrel. As an antiplatelet[…]

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Mometasone Furoate, CAS# 83919-23-7 is in the class of drugs known as corticosteroids, there are several products in which mometasone furoate is efficacious. For the treatment of asthma, mometasone furoate may also be known by the brand name Asmanex Twisthaler. Offered in powder form, inhalation 110 mcg/actuation or 220 mcg/actuation, mometasone furoate relieves asthmatic symptoms[…]

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Levodopa is typically prescribed alongside carbidopa to treat Parkinson’s disease. Brand names Sinemet and Sinemet CR are comprised of levodopa and carbidopa, and systemic levodopa can be found under the names Dopar and Larodopa. Classified as a dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agent, levodopa is also used to treat Periodic Limb Movement Disorder and Restless Legs Syndrome when[…]

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The latest headline is daunting, with the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer announcing a 75 percent increase in cancer cases worldwide by 2030. This astounding prediction, published in Reuters on June 1, 2012 offered an unfortunate reality, based on data from GLOBOCAN. Causes are thought to be poor lifestyle choices worldwide,[…]

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  Telmisartan, CAS number 144701-48-4, an Anti-Hypertensive research molecule, is also an approved TEVI API for compounding purposes, offered here from LGM Pharma. Indicated for the treatment of hypertension, telmisartan is known as the brand name Micardis, which is marketed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. As an angiotensin II receptor antagonist telmisartan is effective at preventing[…]

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