Research Capsules

April 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;Apr2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p13
The article provides updates of drug clinical trials in the U.S. According to a French study, transdermal forms of hormone therapy may carry a lower risk of blood clots than oral hormone therapy. Meanwhile, adding investigational drug Genasense injection to chemotherapy may increase response rates in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Moreover, Noxafil by Schering-Plough Corp. is said to prevent invasive fungal infections in immunocompromized patients effectively. INSET: Oracea.


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