Technology

The anti-coagulant Argatroban injection, 100mg/mL, is indicated as an anti-coagulant for prophylaxis or treatment of thrombosis in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia....

The FDA granted approval for diltiazem hydrochloride extended-release tablets to treat hypertension, which is the generic equivalent to Biovail Laboratories International SRL's Cardizem LA product.
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Vytorin is a medicine used to lower levels of total cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, and fatty substances called triglycerides in the blood....

Unlike the most common cholesterol-lowering medicines, statins, that work mainly in the liver, a new drug attempts to fight cholesterol by focusing on the digestive tract.

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CRESTOR (rosuvastatin calcium) is now cleared by the FDA to reduce the risk of stroke, myocardial infarction and arterial revascularization procedures in individuals without clinically evident coronar...

The T-Guide diagnostic test assesses patient response to clopidogrel to screen for the 30 percent of patients who do not respond to the anti-platelet drug....

A clinical reference and drug database, Lexi-Comp ON-HAND, has been released for the Google Android personal digital assistant (PDA) device....

An intravenous formulation of Revatio (sildenafil) Injection is now available for the treatment of adult patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension to improve exercise ability and delay clinical wo...

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals offers its angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) Micardis (telmisartan) tablets 80 mg for reduction of the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, or death from car...

AstraZeneca's CRESTOR (rosuvastatin calcium) is FDA indicated for use in pediatric patients ages 10-17 with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) when diet therapy fails to reduce elevated...

Daiichi Sankyo Inc. offers Welchol (colesevelam HCl) for children and teens with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (heFH).

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Valturna (aliskiren and valsartan) is the first and only medicine to target two key points within the renin system, also known as the renin angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS), an important regulato...

Actelion Pharmaceuticals U.S. Inc....

CRESTOR (rosuvastatin calcium) 20 mg tablets, as an adjunct to diet in adult patients, helps lowered LDL-C, and raise HDL-C to help slow the progression of atherosclerosis.

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LIVALO (pitavastatin), a potent HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) for the primary treatment of hypercholesterolemia and combined dyslipidemia, was approved by the FDA in August 2009.

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TYVASO (treprostinil) Inhalation Solution is indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) using the TYVASO Inhalation System....

Tekturna HCT (aliskiren and hydrochlorothiazide) tablets are indicated for an initial therapy for patients who are likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals....

Effient (prasugrel) tablets are indicated for the reduction of thrombotic cardiovascular events (including stent thrombosis) in patients with acute coronary syndromes who are managed with percutaneous...

Sanofi-aventis offers Multaq (dronedarone) 400 mg tablets for use in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) or atrial flutter (AFL).

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Molecular diagnostic company TrimGen Corp. offers the eQ-PCR LC Warfarin Genotyping kit, an assay used to aid identification of patients who may be at risk of warfarin sensitivity.

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Accumetrics will feature its VerifyNow System at TCT 2008, including its comprehensive suite of assays so physicians can assess their patient’s response to antiplatelet therapy in five minutes or less...

Osmeteche's Sensor Warfarin Sensitivity Test is a genetic test to identify patients at risk for increased sensitivity to the widely used blood-thinning drug, warfarin.

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