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Dactinomycin: CAS No: 50-76-0 No: 50-76-0 Dactinomycin (or actinomycin D) was the very first known antibiotic that helped fend off cancer. It’s now a standard chemotherapy medication being used to treat a variety of tumorous diseases. Doctors will typically reach for dactinomycin for sarcoma, ovarian cancer, and Wilm’s tumor.  It can also be used with certain types of neoplasia and skin moles. The[…]

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The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

Biapenem CAS No: 120410-24-4 Doripenem CAS No: 148016-81-3 Ertapenem CAS No: 153832-46-3 Imipenem CAS No: 74431-23-5 Meropenem CAS No: 96036-03-2 Panipenem CAS No: 87726-17-8 A new publication is out called “May 19, 2016 – Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections Globally: final report and recommendations” and it highlights the antibiotic-resistant infections which are being seen for the 1st[…]

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  Antibiotics, such as Amoxicillin, are extremely effectual when used appropriately prior to surgical procedures. The expiration of the potent antimicrobial drug Moxatag, also known as Amoxicillin, on October 13, 2020, paves the way for additional development of this generic powerhouse. Study results recently released in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology reveal that timing is[…]

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Exciting news was announced at the end of May 2014 from Durata Therapeutics with the FDA approval of Dalbavancin, their novel antibiotic treatment. Known as the brand name Dalvance, the FDA nod for Dalbavancin meets a current need for new, safe and efficacious antibiotics. Dalbavancin is officially approved to treat skin structure and bacterial skin infections[…]

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Daptomycin, recognized as the brand name antibiotic Cubicin, has a patent expiration of September 24, 2019. Cubist Pharmaceutical markets Cubicin and they recently released a report revealing surprisingly weak sales. Initially Cubist reported strong sales of Daptomycin for the first quarter of 2013, with an overall rise in their revenues due to this potent antibiotic.[…]

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On March 25, 2014 Actavis and Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced the FDA approval of Metronidazole 1.3% gel for the antibiotic treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial Vaginosis, or BV, is an extremely common vaginal infection which commonly affects women between the ages of 15 and 44. An imbalance of normal bacteria in the vagina is the leading[…]

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On February 10, 2104 a substantial financial deal was announced by Melinta Therapeutics involving their projected blockbuster antibiotic Delafloxacin. A whopping 70 million dollar Series 3 equity financing deal was revealed, with various investors taking part, including Vatera Healthcare Partners. This extraordinary financing will be appropriated largely to advance the continued development, assessment and eventual[…]

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As an aminoglycoside antibiotic effective for treating a wide variety of infections, Tobramycin CAS# 32986-56-4 is an integral medication that affects a vast number of patients. Tobramycin is particularly effectual for treating Gram-negative infections and certain Pseudomonas. The recent shortage of this crucial antibiotic has been felt for patients who take Tobramycin, either as an[…]

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When penicillin was discovered in 1928 by Alexander Fleming no one knew quite how great of an impact this drug would make on the world. The actual use of penicillin to treat infection did not begin until the mid-1940s,  when a powdery form of this medication was developed by Howard Florey and Ernst Chain.  The[…]

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