a new diabetes med, Tanzeum (TAN-zee-um, albiglutide)
You'll see a new diabetes med, Tanzeum (TAN-zee-um, albiglutide).
Think of it as similar to Byetta, Victoza, and Bydureon.
Tanzeum seems to cause less nausea than Victoza and Byetta.
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- which tablets, capsules, films, and patches can be cut or opened
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- Jublia (JOO-blee-uh, efinaconazole), a new Rx topical "onychomycosis" treatment for fungal nail infections
- We're seeing reports of meds and other products catching fire
- a new diabetes med, Tanzeum (TAN-zee-um, albiglutide)
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- Sivextro (si-VEX-tro, tedizolid), a new antibiotic for methicillin-resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) skin infections
- push for measles vaccination due to recent outbreaks
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- Mixing up letters and numbers can be a big source of med errors
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- Pharmacy technicians will help "make or break" pharmacists' new emphasis on providing comprehensive medication reviews (CMRs)
- You may see Avandia (rosiglitazone) prescriptions again
- three new antiepileptic drugs...Qudexy XR (cue-DEKS-ee), Fycompa (fi-COM-puh), and Aptiom (AP-tee-om)
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