Tag Archives: PATIENTS

FDA Approves Katerzia (amlodipine) Oral Suspension for Pediatric Patients 6 Years of Age and Older

FDA Approves Katerzia (amlodipine) Oral Suspension for Pediatric Patients 6 Years of Age and Older Print this page WOBURN, Mass. (July 10, 2019) – Azurity Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company that makes safe, high-quality treatments for patients requiring customized formulations for their care, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Katerzia (amlodipine)… Read More »

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

J&J’s Darzalex pads blockbuster sales with another myeloma nod in new patients

Johnson & Johnson multiple myeloma drug Darzalex hasn’t stopped rolling since hitting the market. After picking up its first nod in previously untreated patients last May, the drug added a second indication in new patients on Thursday—and its sixth overall. The FDA cleared the product in combination with Celgene’s Revlimid and dexamethasone for patients who… Read More »

Google Assistant is better than Alexa or Siri at helping patients with their drugs, study finds

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during Digital Unlocked Google event at Taj palace on Jan. 4, 2017, in New Delhi, India. Pradeep Gaur | Mint | Getty Images In the race among tech companies to bring their voice recognition technology into the realm of personal medicine, Google is the furthest along, according to a study… Read More »