DaHee Han

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Is Short-Course Antibiotic Treatment for CAP Effective?

Is Short-Course Antibiotic Treatment for CAP Effective?

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To investigate what impact antibiotic treatment duration has on CAP outcomes, researchers from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University conducted a search of various databases for studies comparing the safety and efficacy of treatment regimens lasting ≤6 days (short) and ≥7 days (long).

Blister Packs for Several Meds Recalled Due to Risk of Harm to Children

Blister Packs for Several Meds Recalled Due to Risk of Harm to Children

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The recall affects approximately 470,000 units that include drugs packaged with 3 to 10 tablets per blister card. The blister packs were developed for use in hospitals, however some were sent to retail pharmacies and were likely dispensed for in-home use.

Umeclidinium/Vilanterol Efficacy Assessed in Elderly COPD Patients

Umeclidinium/Vilanterol Efficacy Assessed in Elderly COPD Patients

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Study authors performed a post hoc pooled analysis of data from 10 trials to assess the safety and efficacy of umeclidinium/vilanterol in elderly symptomatic patients with COPD.

CDC: Updated Recommendations for Latent TB Infection Treatment

CDC: Updated Recommendations for Latent TB Infection Treatment

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In 2017, a Work Group was assembled to conduct a systematic review of 3HP regimen studies published between January 2006 to June 2017, specifically looking at outcomes in children, individuals with HIV/AIDS, and those who self-administered treatment.

Alimta Labeling Updated to Include Combo Treatment for NSCLC

Alimta Labeling Updated to Include Combo Treatment for NSCLC

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Merck initially gained accelerated approval for Keytruda with Alimta and carboplatin in May 2017.

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