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Archive for December 8th, 2009

Alka-Seltzer Plus cold remedy by Bayer recalled in US

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 23:07

One lot of Alka-Seltzer Plus Day & Night Cold Formula Liquid Gels by Bayer has been recalled in US after US FDA detected some labelling problems on the drug package.

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Nilotinib (Tasigna) to beat myeloid leukemia drug Glivec (imatinib) coming

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 22:35

Nilotinib (Tasigna) could beat the widely popular Glivec (imatinib) in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia.

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Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) may not cure H1N1 swine flu complications: Report

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 21:48

Oseltamivir (Tamiflu), the widely marketed treatment against H1N1 swine flu by Roche, cannot cut down complications related to flu, reports said quoting medical experts.

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Oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban (Xarelto) cuts deep vein thrombosis risk by 82%: Bayer

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 21:20

Rivaroxaban, an experimental oral anticoagulant to treat deep vein thrombosis by Bayer Healthcare, has been shown to cut over 80% relative risk in patients.

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H1N1 swine flu vaccines Pandemrix and Celvapan may be launched in India soon

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 20:45

GlaxoSmithKline and Baxter International have started human trials for their H1N1 wine flu vaccines in India.

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