Research Capsules

March 2009
Pharmaceutical Representative;Mar2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p11
The article provides information on the effectiveness of various drug. Based on the "New England Journal of Medicine," preventive antibiotics can decrease mortality cases in intensive care units. "The Lancet Neurology," notes that capsaicin patch Qutenza developed by NeurogesX Inc., provides greater pain relief for patients with postherpetic neuralgia. It also notes that adding UCB's Vimpat to existing medications may reduce seizure frequency in patients with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures.


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