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Psoriasis


Dermatological Antifungal

The dermatological antifungal segment has three more FDA approved options. This is good news for a specialty area that could use more diversity when it comes to treating fungal infections. Tavaborole and Efinaconazole were both approved by the FDA in 2014 to treat fungi of the nail and nailbeds, and Crisaborole was approved in 2016[…]

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The recent approval by the FDA for the Methotrexate injection was encouraging news for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The FDA gave a nod to approve Methotrexate as the brand name OTREXUP, which is marketed by Antares Pharma on October 16, 2013. This subcutaneous injectable treatment is quite novel, as it is the very first and[…]

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Baricitinib has been the source of encouraging news for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis this week. On June 13, 2013 both Lilly and Incyte revealed at The European League Against Rheumatism, or EULAR, that the new drug Baricitinib is an efficacious treatment option for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. As a Janus kinase, or JAK inhibitor, Baricitinib[…]

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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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As a prescription medication used to treat adults and children 12 years and older with psoriasis or other certain skin conditions that cause red, flaky, and itchy skin, Clobetasol propionate, CAS number 25122-56-7, is effective¬† and safe. Known as the brand name Olux, which is marketed by Stiefel Laboratories, clobetasol propionate has a patent expiration[…]

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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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Pfizer is currently conducting clinical trials for the drug Tofacitinib CAS# 540737-29-9, as a non injectable treatment for Rheumatiod Arthritis, as well as Psoriasis. Tofacitinib is also being investigated as potential treatment for inflammatory bowel disease, a preventative for organ transplant rejection, and other immunological diseases. Both five and ten milligram doses are slated to[…]

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