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With the patent for Clobex (clobetasol propionate) facing an expiration of September 22, 2017, this prescription medication used to treat adults and children 12 years and older with psoriasis is sure to have generic development. Clobetasol propionate is available as a topical steroid spray, and it is effectual as it decreases inflammation and suppresses an[…]

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The National Psoriasis Foundation reports that 7.5 million Americans suffer from psoriasis. This staggering number only highlights the need for effective and safe medications to treat this frustrating, embarrassing and uncomfortable condition.  Betamethasone Valerate is known as Luxiq, which is marketed by Stiefel and GlaxoSmithKline. As an aerosol foam treatment for patients with scalp psoriasis,[…]

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Calcium regulation in the human body. The role of vitamin D is shown in orange. There are several active pharmaceutical ingredient products known as vitamin D analogues, which are derivatives of this powerful vitamin, designed to aid patients’ health and well being. Vitamin D is known by many people as the vitamin that helps to[…]

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Ustekinumab, CAS number 815610-63-0, is also known by it’s brand name Stelara, which is marketed by Janssen Biotech, Inc. Developed as a treatment for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, which may involve vast areas of their body, Stelara is unique in it’s dosing. Stelara, or ustekinumab, is typically given twice in the first[…]

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Etanercept, known by the trade name Enbrel, is indicated for reducing the signs and symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis. In addition, etanercept, CAS number 185243-69-0, is effective in reduction of symptoms as related to Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, and Plaque Psoriasis. Developed by researchers at Immunex, etanercept is marketed as Enbrel by[…]

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