Tag Archives: Drug

Japan gives up approving Fujifilm’s Avigan drug for COVID-19 by May-end: Kyodo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s government has given up on approving Fujifilm Holdings Corp’s Avigan drug for the treatment of COVID-19 by the end of May, Kyodo News reported late on Monday citing a government official. FILE PHOTO: A tablet of Avigan (generic name: Favipiravir), a drug developed as an anti-influenza treatment by a subsidiary of… Read More »

Jaime King’s Husband Kyle Newman Accuses Her of Drug Addiction and Alcoholism Amid Their Divorce

Jaime King and Kyle Newman are divorcing after 12 years and two children together. Jaime was recently granted a temporary restraining order against him, and now Kyle is alleging that Jaime has been “a chronic drug addict and alcoholic.” If you thought that Kristin Cavallari and Jay Cutler’s divorce would be the most yikes celeb… Read More »

What drug class does ambien fall under

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and verified by a certified addiction professional. Archived from the original PDF etc Capistrano, CA. Atypical antipsychotics Olanzapine Quetiapine Risperidone, on June 11, San Juan. Ambien is a powerful sedative prescribed to people suffering from acute insomnia. Users can become addicted if they use Ambien… Read More »

There’s ‘no magic drug’ for treating coronavirus, expert says, as authorities study using existing medicines

It is the most restrictive order by a governor so far during the novel coronavirus pandemic. It applies to most of the state’s 40 million residents. There are exceptions for workers in “16 critical infrastructure sections.” The order takes effect Thursday night. “Those that work in critical sectors should go to work. Grocery stores, pharmacies,… Read More »

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19 By Marla Paul A potential drug target has been identified in a newly mapped protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The structure was solved by a team including the University of Chicago (U of C), the U.S. Department of Energy’s… Read More »

Two drug companies partner with US government for coronavirus treatment and vaccine

Government medical agencies are contracting with two different pharmaceutical companies to try to lock down a vaccine and treatment against the new strain of coronavirus that has been spreading globally. There currently are no vaccines or treatments for the coronavirus, which has infected over 72,000 in China and killed over 1,800 there, but officials are… Read More »

Novel drug targets tumor growth in advanced kidney cancer

Scientists report promising activity of a novel drug that targets a key molecular driver of clear cell renal cell carcinoma in patients with metastatic disease. Researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report a response rate of 24 percent across all risk categories of patients given an oral first-in-class agent that targets hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) 2-a, which promotes… Read More »