Research Capsules

September 2006
Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p13
The article offers information on the effects and side effects of some medicines in the U.S. Eli Lilly & Co.'s drug Evista may though prevent breast cancer, it may expose women more to stroke. Administration of Meridia, the drug developed by Abbott Laboratories Inc., may help obese adolescents lose weight. Taking the drug Provenge, developed by Dendreon Corp., may provide a survival benefit for men with advanced prostate cancer.


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