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Testosterone May Affect Learning Skills; May Be Put In Tablet Form
...Hopkins. A new form of testosterone delivered in a tablet
may improve sexual function in men with low testos... men with low testosterone received a testosterone tablet
that dissolves in the mouth or a placebo. Three months later, the men receiving the hormone tablets ...
First Patients Enrolled In NIH Clinical Trial On Effects Of Marijuana In HIV Patients
... given marijuana to smoke, onewill receive an oral tablet
called Marinol that contains THC, and the thirdwil... a control group with patients receiving a placebo tablet
thatcontains inactive ingredients. All of the patients will be housed for 25 days in the General Cli...
UK Faculty Members Find Way To Speed Response Of Viagra
...the UK campus. The active ingredient in the Viagra tablet
is poorly soluble in water andbecomes even less soluble when it reaches the small intestine where it isabsorbed by the blood, Dittert said. The advantage of the intranasal route is the drug is transferred directly intothe blood without being exposed ...
UK Researcher Develops New Delivery Systems For Treatment Of Smoking Addiction
...ion, at least 12 to 15 times compared to the oral tablet
form currently on the market.Since the tablet
form of Zyban is heavily metabolized by the liver,administration by the nasal or transdermal route a...
Study Finds Combining Exercise With Male Hormone Therapy Benefits Men With HIV-Wasting Disease
...stered. Bothplacebo and oxandrolone were taken in tablet
form. Of the total study population, 13 patients were taking protease inhibitorsas a treatment for HIV infection. They were represented evenly in both groups. Study findings showed that both groups had increases in lean body mass,weight, a...
UCSF study finds that an osteoporosis prevention drug reduces the risk of breast cancer by 76 percent in postmenopausal women
...oxifene daily; 2,557 received 60 mg and oneplacebo tablet
daily; and 2,576 received two placebo tablets daily. Women with ahistory of breast cancer or those who were taking estrogen were excluded fromthe study. Among the 7,705 women enrolled in the study, Cummings reports that a total of 54cases of breast ...
Green tea shows antioxidant benefits in human plasma
...he ages of 23 and 41 ingestedgreen tea extracts in tablet
form (including 254 milligrams of catechins persubject - one cup of green tea contains about 100 to 150 milligrams ofcatechin). All of the subjects avoided tea and tea-related beverages for 12hours prior to the testing. Blood samples were taken one...
Bristol-Meyers Squibb submits NDA for new formulation of once daily videx(R)(didanosine)
...-a-day dosing; concurrently, BMS launched a 200 mg tablet
which simplifies dosing to two tablets once a day. Patients must take at least two of the appropriate strength tablets to provide adequate buffer to prevent gastric acid degradation of VIDEX. VIDEX tablets are the first and only once-daily nucleos...
Two studies compare triple nucleoside therapy Ziagen® + Combivir® with protease inhibitorplus Combivir® regimens in therapy-naive patients
...en/Combivir regimen consisted of taking one Ziagen tablet
and one Combivir tablet
twice a day without dietary restriction. Patients on the nucleoside plus PI regimen took two indinav...
Study compares efficacy and adherence to triple nucleoside therapy Ziagen + Combivir with protease inhibitor plus Combivir regimens in therapy-nave
...iagen/Combivir consisted of taking one Ziagen® tablet
and one Combivir tablet
twice a day without dietary restriction. Patients on Combivir plus PI regimen took indinavir tablets...
Novartis receives FDA approval for LESCOL XL 80 mg
...XL (fluvastatin sodium) 80 mg, an extended-release tablet
formulation of fluvastatin, a therapy that provide... The reformulated extended-release LESCOL XL 80 mg tablet
provides patients with a higher dose of medication, while maintaining safety. With this slow releas...
Videx EC (Didanosine) demonstrates improved safety, tolerability and comparable efficacy in 48 week study
...olerability profile over the conventional buffered tablet
formulation of VIDEX, said Shannon Schrader, M.D, ... arm being slightly larger than that seen with the tablet
formulation (-2.62 log10 HIV RNA copies/ml vs. -2.35 log10 HIV RNA copies/ml). In addition, sig...
Penn researchers identify new cost-effective antibiotic treatment which shortens patient stays
...ade name ZYVOX), available in intravenous (IV) and tablet
forms, and another received the most commonly prescribed antibiotic for treating MRSA infections, vancomycin, which is only available through IV administration. Among patients who completed the study and follow up tests, a significantly higher propo...
Three-month antibiotic treatment reduces risk of future heart attack
...cebo. Each participant received one 500 milligram tablet
of clarithromycin or an identical-looking placebo daily for 85 days. Neither the patients nor the researchers knew who was receiving the drug or the placebo. Age, gender and cardiovascular risk factors were similar for both groups. There was also n...
Product Quality Research Institute (PQRI) issues first recommendation to FDA
... proposes that in-process dosage unit analysis (of tablet
cores, hard gelatin capsules or other solid dose forms) be considered as an alternative to routine blend sampling analysis to satisfy the agencys good manufacturing practices (GMP) requirement to demonstrate adequacy of mixing to assure uniformity an...
Longer lasting pack for long-lasting heartburn relief
...ndigestion can bring. One convenient Zantac 75 TM tablet
can provide all day freedom from heartburn and ind...ad the label Zantac 75TM is available in 24 and 48 tablet
Vitamin D gets an A+ for treating heart disease
... disease, and because taking a simple multivitamin tablet
is inexpensive, safe and common, especially among older adults, we thought it would make sense to address our question, he says. The researchers studied 9,704 women ages 65 and older enrolled in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. The subjects inclu...
Xeloda approved for breast cancer treatment in Europe
...ted marketing authorisation for Roches anti-cancer tablet
Xeloda (capecitabine) for the treatment of metasta...lodas Unique Tumour-Activated Mechanism The smart tablet
Xeloda has a unique mechanism of activation. It is activated by an enzyme, found at higher levels in...
Eficiency, feasibility of antiretroviral therapy in Africa demonstrated in IRD-coordinated surveys
...ll be tested for the first time (patients take one tablet
in the morning and in the evening, which contain three antiretroviral agents). There is concern about the risk that rapid spread of AVR in Africa might prompt the large-scale appearance of resistant strains of HIV. A unit has been set up to monitor i...
Pill-splitting can yield cost savings on common prescription drugs, Stanford researchers find
...ed from 23 to 50 percent. A patient taking a 10-mg tablet
of lisinopril daily, for example, would have annual medication costs of $340. By prescribing half the number of 20-mg tablets and splitting them, medication costs would drop to $180 annually. "As a cost-saving approach, pill-splitting has significant...
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