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On November 14th, 2012 Zomig went off-patent, opening the door for generic versions of this formidable product. As an efficacious treatment for patients suffering from migraines with or without auras, zolmitriptan is also known as Zomig, marketed by AstraZeneca. Offered in both oral and orally disintegrating tablets, in 2.5 or 5 milligram tablets, zolmitriptan has[…]

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Tegaserod Maleate, CAS number 189188-57-6, is an efficacious treatment for patients suffering from both chronic idiopathic constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome with constipation. Known by it’s trade name Zelnorm, which was marketed by Novartis, this drug was removed from the U.S. market in 2007, amid concerns of adverse cardiovascular side effects. Despite the recall and[…]

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Ondansetronis also known by the brand name Zofran. As a medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting, geared especially for patients post chemotherapy, radiation or surgery, ondansetron is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. By blocking the activity of serotonin, a natural substance believed to cause nausea and vomiting, ondansetron is an effective antiemetic. Offered as a[…]

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Vilazodone just received FDA approval for the treatment of major depressive depression (MDD) on January of this year.  The drug will be available in 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg dosage forms. Major Depressive Disorder is commonly known as major depression. Unlike bipolar disorder, it is characterized by one extreme mood i.e. depressed mood.[…]

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