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Genetic Obesity Syndrome: Alström syndrome
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 3 weeks ago

Alström syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder. Key characteristics of Alstrom Syndrome: Cone-rod dystrophy Hearing loss Childhood truncal obesity Insulin resistan...


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SOFDRA (sofpironium) Topical Gel, 12.45% Approved for the treatment of Axillary Hyperhidrosis
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 3 weeks ago

SOFDRA (sofpironium) Topical Gel, 12.45% Approved for the treatment of Axillary Hyperhidrosis INDICATIONS AND USAGE SOFDRA is an anticholinergic medication used to treat primary axillary hyperhi...


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Iqirvo (Elafibranor) FDA approved for PBC
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 1 month ago

IQIRVO (Elafibranor) is a medicine used to treat primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). It’s given along with ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) for adults who don’t respond well to UDCA alone, or...


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FDA Approved Imdelltra ((tarlatamab-dlle) for Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
Author: owner, 1 month ago

IMDELLTRA ™ (tarlatamab-dlle) is a bispecific delta-like ligand 3 (DLL3)-directed CD3 Tcell engager indicated for the treatment of adult patients with extensive stage small cell lung cancer (ES-...


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Ceftobiprole (Zevtera) FDA Approved
Author: owner, 2 months ago

The FDA recently approved Ceftobiprole injection under the brand name Zavtera. It is one of the latest parenteral cephalosporin antibiotics indicated for the treatment of the following conditi...


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How Do I Treat Bronchial Asthma?
Author: shophia jons, 3 months ago

Asthma treatments aim to manage and alleviate symptoms to improve quality of life. Here are some common approaches: Inhalers (Bronchodilators): These are the primary medications used to relie...


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FDA Approved a New Drug for the Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 3 months ago

FDA Approved Aprocitentan, an endothelin receptor antagonist for the treatment of resistant hypertension [Ref]. Aprocitentan is to be marketed under the brand name, TRYVIO. Aprocitentan is an en...


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Once-Weekly Diabetes Pill
Author: owner, 4 months ago

Trelagliptin is a once weekly DPP-IV inhibitor. It has been approved in Japan in 2015 for the treatment of Diabetes Type 2. Trelagliptin has not been submitted for approval by the FDA and EMA for u...


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Vesicular monoaminetransporter type 2 Inhibitor
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 4 months ago

Tetrabenazine is Vesicular monoaminetransporter type 2 i(VMAT-2) inhibitor. It inhibits excitatory stimuli in the brain. It is used to treat hyperactive disorders such as Huntington's chorea....


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Causes of Jaundice
Author: owner, 5 months ago

List the causes of jaundice: Hepatic Causes Pre-hepatic Causes Post-hepatic Causes


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Body Swelling: Anasarca
Author: owner, 5 months ago

What are the causes of Anasarca?


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Causes of Clubbing
Author: owner, 5 months ago

What is clubbing and how do we grade it? What are the causes of clubbing?


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Who is at risk of severe Flu?
Author: owner, 7 months ago

According to the CDC, individuals with the following risk factors are at an increased risk of getting severe flu and flu-related complications such as pneumonia and respiratory failure: Asthma...


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Optimal Regimen for Multiple Myeloma
Author: owner, 7 months ago

Daratumumab + Lenalidomide + Dexamethasone is better than Bortezomib + Lenalidomide + Dexamethasone [Ref]


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Trucap FDA-Approved for HR +ve and HER2 -ve Breast Cancer
Author: owner, 7 months ago

TRUQAP, along with fulvestrant, is used to treat adults with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, locally advanced, or metastatic breast cancer....


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Iptacopan FDA Approved for PNH
Author: owner, 7 months ago

Iptacopan helps control the alternative complement pathway by binding to Factor B. This regulation includes managing the cleavage of C3, influencing downstream effects, and controlling the amplific...


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Bariatric Surgery is Still Better Than GLP-1
Author: owner, 7 months ago

Diet, exercise, weight loss medicines, and surgery. Its not always like that. Sometimes, you have to jump straight to surgery. In a recent post published in Medscape, a senior, triple board certifi...


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Splitting and Reversed Splitting of S2
Author: owner, 8 months ago

List the causes of Splitting  and Reversed Splitting of the second heart sound.


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Omvoh (mirikizumab-mrkz) FDA-Approved for Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis
Author: owner, 8 months ago

In two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials, the safety and effectiveness of OMVOH were assessed. The first study (UC-1, NCT03518086) focused on inducing remission, while th...


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porphyria
Author: MUHAMMAD BILAL AMJAD, 8 months ago

Reason of recurrent abdominal pain in porphyria??


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