STL Volume 15 Number 2

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Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: February 2010

Update on Imiquimod 3.75% Cream Zyclara™, Acyclovir + Hydrocortisone Cream Xerclear®/Lipsovir®, as well as drug news on Titanium dioxide (TiO2).
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Drug Treatments for Skin Disease Introduced in 2009

An overview and update of skin conditions and treatments introduced in 2009 including Imiquimod Cream 3.75% Zyclara™, Telavancin Vibativ™, Photopheresis System THERAKOS™ CELLEX™, Romidepsin ISTODAX®, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride XYZAL®, Calcitriol Ointment Vectical™, Etanercept Enbrel® and other drugs.
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Pruritus: Control of Itch in Patients Undergoing Dialysis

Chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus is a significant clinical symptom affecting more than 50% of patients on hemodialysis. Treatment of Chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus should be undertaken according to individual benefit-risk ratio assessments.