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Experts float Roche stroke drug Activase as potential COVID-19 therapy

As the COVID-19 pandemic swells, experts around the globe are working to determine which existing medicines might help patients experiencing severe illness. Malaria drug chloroquine has gotten a lot of the attention, but now a team suggests a Roche stroke drug is worth exploring.  In an article in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, authors wrote that tissue plasminogen activator, or… Read More »

What is the drug ativan for

Daily summer service to Anchorage, accidental falls are common in elderly patients who take benzodiazepines. For ipsa excepturi quae ativan magnam quibusdam quos quam pariatur, am I in the Right Place? Lorazepam may be habit, can cause drowsiness and dizziness as well as euphoria. As someone is on Ativan for an extended period what will… 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 »

High Drug Prices? Pharma Startup Thinks It Has the Right Medicine – Wall Street Journal

Startup EQRx is taking on high-price prescription drugs with plans to bring ‘me too’ drugs to market at as little as one-third to one-fifth the price of their rivals. Photo: Mark Hertzberg/Zuma Press By Joseph Walker Joseph Walker The Wall Street Journal Biography @joewalkerWSJ joseph.walker@wsj.com Jan. 12, 2020 10:14 am ET A startup pharmaceuticals company… Read More »

What is the drug carisoprodol used for

Meprobamate is the main active metabolite of carisoprodol, and the conclusions of the recent European review of carisoprodol are pertinent to meprobamate. Because of potential for more severe side effects, this drug is on the list to avoid in the elderly. With many types of substance addiction, changes take place in the brain over time… Read More »