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Warnings about topical antiseptics, nuclear stress test agents

Eslicarbazepine acetate (Aptiom) to treat seizures in adults. It is approved as an add-on medication to treat partial seizures associated with epilepsy.
February 2014

Crossed Words: Glued to the answer

These include euphoria, grandiosity, floating sensation, drowsiness, delusions and hallucinations. Side effects include irritation, headache, nystagmus, slurred speech, ataxia, staggering, nausea, vomiting, respiratory depression, convulsions,
January 2014

Expanded approval on rivaroxaban, reassurance on dabigatran

Perampanel (Fycompa) to treat partial onset seizures in patients with epilepsy ages 12 years and older. ... Three clinical trials showed improvement in seizure control compared to placebo.
January 2013

HIV prophylaxis and new weight loss drug approved

Changes to the label for dalfampridine (Ampyra) based on post-market adverse event reports of seizures in patients with multiple sclerosis. ... Additionally, patients who miss a dose should not take extra doses because it can increase seizure risk.
October 2012

Warnings on testosterone, new antibiotic approved

Photo by Thinkstock. A label change for varenicline (Chantix) warning about the drug's potential alcohol interaction, rare risk of seizures, and ongoing research into side effects on mood, behavior, or ... The risk of seizures should be weighed against
May 2015

Internists can help with alcohol misuse

Patients who are ready to do something about an alcohol use disorder may require detoxification, which can almost always be done as an outpatient if they've never had seizures or ... Koob said. Although not FDA-approved for alcohol use disorder, the
October 2015

Warning on rare but serious allergic reactions to antiseptic

older with certain seizure types when oral administration is temporarily not feasible.
April 2017

Polypill gets approval, fenofibric acid gets label change

Clobazam tablets (Onfi) for use as an adjunctive treatment for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in adults and children two years of age and older. ... The drug was granted orphan drug designation by the FDA based on effectiveness in two
January 2012

Small practices prepare for ACOs

Small practices are wondering how they will fit into the larger networks of accountable care organizations that are springing up nationwide. ... As accountable care organizations (ACOs) sprout up nationwide, some owners of small primary care practices
November 2012

Helping older patients 'age in place'

It's a good fit with the shift in health care to value, but the spending comes before the cost savings," she said.
May 2017

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