Year 2019 (53)

Edition nr. 4

New drug: dimethyl fumarate to treat psoriasis

Dimethyl fumarate (Skilarence®) was newly registered in 2017 for the treatment of psoriasis. This is not a new drug, as it has been available as an unlicensed product for decades. After the registration, the drug was made more expensive. Its shor ...

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Prolonged-release Metformin

Metformin, Glucient® SR (Consilient Health), prolonged-release tablets 500, 750 and 1000 mg In theory, prolonged-release metformin as a diabetes drug should cause fewer gastro-intestinal adverse effects than metformin without prolonged release. ...

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