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Proceed To Article Concerta - Extended-Release Tablets For The Treatment Of ADHD
ALZA Corporation announced on 01-August-2000 that it has received approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market Concerta™ (methylphenidate HCl) extended-release tablets (CII) for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in patients age six and older. More...

Proceed To Article FDA Approves Vaniqa For The Treatment Of Women With Unwanted Facial Hair
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and The Gillette Company announced today that the (FDA) has approved Vaniqa (eflornithine hydrochloride) Cream, 13.9% as the first topical prescription treatment for women with unwanted facial hair. More...

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Patients and practitioners who want to know more about Vaniqa--a new cream that inhibits the growth of facial hair--but don't want to wait until the medication is available in September, can read a copy of the package insert in today's Vidyya Get The Insert...

Proceed To Article FDA Approves Glucovance For Type II Diabetes
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company announced on 02-August-2000 that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Glucovance. The drug may be used as an initial drug therapy for patients with type II diabetes, in conjunction with diet and exercise, or as second-line therapy when diet, exercise and initial treatment with a sulfonylurea or metformin do not result in adequate glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. More...

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Product Watch - Mosby's Pharmacology Patient Teaching Guides on Disk
Busy health professionals don't always have the time needed to explain the proper use of medications to their patients. Mosby's Pharmacology Patient Teaching Guides on disk and CD-ROM can help with the task at a reasonable cost. More...


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