STL Volume 7 Number 1

Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January 2002

Update on: Pimecrolimus Elidel®Butenafine HCl 1% Cream Lotrimin Ultra®Doxycycline Vibramycin®Fluocinolone acetonide Derma-Smoothe/FS®Doxycycline Thalidomid®
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Treatments Of Choice For Bullous Pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is the most frequently occurring autoimmune blistering disease in Europe and North America. Although it is primarily a disease of the elderly, children and young adults can also develop it.
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Topical Metronidazole for Rosacea

Rosacea is relatively common, typically occurring in individuals of Northern European and Celtic origin between 30 and 50 years of age. It is more common in women, but may be more severe in men. Currently there is no cure available for rosacea, but it can be controlled with topical and oral drug therapy.