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CVS suspends sales of Zantac brand and generic heartburn drug during safety review

People walk by a CVS Pharmacy store in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp said on Saturday it will discontinue sales the popular Zantac heartburn treatment and its own generic ranitidine products from its pharmacies after traces of a known carcinogen… Read More »

Novo Nordisk wins FDA green light for ‘holy grail’ diabetes drug Rybelsus

Game on. Friday, the FDA approved Novo Nordisk’s Rybelsus—or, as industry watchers know it, oral semaglutide—to control blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes patients. And with the drug boasting stellar data and head-to-head study wins against top products in the field, the green light is expected to majorly shake things up. “This ability to now… Read More »

A new study considers methadone to be the most appropriate non-addictive opioid drug to treat chronic pain

Recerca Administrating methadone instead of morphine is he most indicated pharmacological treatment in the fight against chronic pain, according to a new article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation –which counts on the participation of the experts Vicent Casadó, Estefania Moreno and Verònica Casado-Anguera, from the Molecular Neurobiology Research Group of the Faculty of Biology, the Institute… Read More »