The Rx pad
Tags: DRUGS -- Effectiveness
- Drug biz. // New Internationalist;Oct95, Issue 272, p18
Reports that a significant proportion of the world's drugs are either used inappropriately or don't work. Irrational use of antibiotics; Value of drugs used by children.
- The Rx pad. // Patient Care;3/15/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p10
Lists effective drugs. Uses of the monoclonal antibody Abciximab (ReoPro); Filgrastim (Neupogen); Ganciclovir capsules (Cytovene), use as alternative to daily IV infusion in cytomegalovirus retinitis; More.
- Topical dorzolamide effective. Steefel, Lorraine // Ophthalmology Times;8/15/96, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p20
Reports on the findings of a study by the University of Louisville's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Information Technology's School of Medicine about the effectiveness of topical dorzolamide. Ability to maintain IOP control when substituted for oral carbonic anhydrase...
- A report of two cases of chronic serious manganese poisoning treatedwith sodium para-aminosalicylic acid Haishang, Deng; Peiyi, Xie; Shuqin, Ky; Wanda, Hu // British Journal of Industrial Medicine;Jan1992, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p66
No abstract available.
- Pharm aid. Thornton, Jim // Men's Health (10544836);Oct90, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p73
Provides information about ten medicines for treating depression, impotence, sports injuries, cholesterol and other diseases. Prozac for battling depression; Prostaglandine E-1 for impotence; Mevacor, a cholesterol breakthrough; Hytrin and proscar, an alternative drug for prostate surgery;...
- Shingles drug may be safe for HIV patients. // Dermatology Times;Mar1997, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p97
Focuses on the result of the study conducted by Dr. Daniel Skiest about the effectiveness of the drug Famciclovir (Famvir) in treating acute herpes zoster in HIV-infected patients. How the drug works.
- Medical problems from prescription drugs. Hanson, Cynthia; Coolidge, Shelley Donald // Christian Science Monitor;10/3/95, Vol. 87 Issue 216, p2
Studies the medical problems for US outpatients caused from prescription drugs. Chapters of the problems.
- Drugs past the expiration date. Durham, Frederick W.; R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p117
Presents an answer to the question on whether the beneficial results from long-expired drugs are a figment of the imagination. Ability of drug to maintain potency even after expiration date.
- Nicorandil reduced coronary events in stable angina. Carruthers, S. George // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p83
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of nicorandil in reducing coronary events in patients with stable angina. Reference to study published in the 2002 issue of the journal 'Lancet'; Information on the study population; Administration of the medicine.