Tell patients who have taken Redux or Pondimin to see their physician for a heart exam.
New Alert from the FDA: Tell patients who have taken Redux or Pondimin to see their physician for a heart exam....
Table of Contents
- substitution for "narrow therapeutic index" (NTI) drugs
- two new ORAL drugs for impotence
- ginkgo for Alzheimer's
- new oral quinolone antibiotic called Raxar (grepafloxacin)
- Fortovase, a "stronger" version of Invirase (saquinavir) for HIV
- Two protease inhibitors
- new antiemetic, Anzemet (dolasetron)
- JNC VI, the latest government recommendations on treating hypertension
- both oral mesalamine (Asacol) and rectal mesalamine (Rowasa)
- major breakthrough is on the horizon for Crohn's disease
- figuring out what genes make people susceptible to Crohn's and colitis
- warning about possible liver toxicity in patients taking Rezulin (troglitazone)
- Neupogen (filgrastim, G-CSF) to treat diabetic foot infections
- New guidelines are out for using aspirin for heart attacks
- proposing higher intakes of calcium and vitamin D
- most older people don't get enough vitamin D
- NATURAL hormone therapy
- Tell patients who have taken Redux or Pondimin to see their physician for a heart exam.