Drug Updates

Drug updates provide the latest information and relevant warnings and notifications.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: October, 1997

Update on: Amphotericin B Lipid Complex Injection Abelcet®Butenafine HCl Cream 1% Mentax® Itraconazole Sporanox® Acitretin Soriatane® Penciclovir cream 1% Denavir® Valacyclovir Valtrex® Laser device Sharplan Silktouch laser® Permethrin lotion Nix® Ivermectin Mectizan® (6 mg tablet)

Update on Drugs and Drug News: May, 1999

Update on: Alendronate Fosamax Alitretinoin Panretin Gel 0.1% Malathion Ovide 0.5% Lotion Abacavir Sulfate Ziagen Interferon alpha-2a Roferon-A Lidocaine Patch 5% Lidoderm Pexiganan acetate Locilex cream 1% Aminolevulinic acid Levulan Photodynamic Therapy Ketoconazol Teva Antiviral Agents Antirejection Therapy

Update on Drugs and Drug News: November, 1997

Update on: Amphotericin B Lipid Complex Injection Abelcet® Butenafine HCl Cream 1% Mentax® Itraconazole Sporanox® Acitretin Soriatane® Penciclovir cream 1% Denavir® Valacyclovir  Valtrex® Laser device Sharplan Silktouch laser®Permethrin lotion Nix®Ivermectin Mectizan® (6 mg tablet) 

Update on Drugs and Drug News: May-June 2015

Update on Varicose vein n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate adhesive polymer (VenaSeal™ Closure System), Dermal filler + calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) + integral 0.3% lidocaine (Radiesse®), Dalbavancin for IV injection (Xydalba™), Pembrolizumab for IV infusion (Keytruda®)

Update on Drugs and Drug News: June, 1997

Update on: Tretinoin gel 0.1% Retin-A Micro® Delavirdine Rescriptor® Nelfinavir Viracept®Calcipotriene ointment Dovonex® Valacyclovir tablet Valtrex®Pulsed Er:Yag laser system Derma 20®Human skin equivalent Apligraf®Podofilox gel 0.5% Condylox®

Update on Drugs and Drug News: December 2008

Update on Bimatoprost Ophthalmic Solution 0.03% Lumigan®, Ustekinumab (CNTO-1275) Centocor, p53 tumor suppressor therapy ADVEXIN®, Shingles Vaccine Zostavax®, Calcipotriene 0.005% + betamethasone dipropionate 0.064% Xamiol® Gel, and Etanercept Enbrel®.

Update on Drugs and Drug News – March 2008

Update on Anti-psoriatic Agent Adalimumab (Humira®), Antihistamine (Claritin®), HIV drug Etravirine (Intelence™) and news about new antioxidant, coffeeberry (REVALÉSKIN™, Stiefel Laboratories)

Update on Drugs & Drug News October 2005

Updates on: Tigecycline Tygacil™ Terbinafine HCl Lamisil® Tablets Moxifloxacin HCl Avelox® Adalimumab Humira®

Update on Drugs and Drug News: April 2000

Update on: Estradiol Vaginal Ring Estring Allegra Piperonyl Butoxide/ Pyrethrins Rid Mousse Temoporfin Foscan

Update on Drugs and Drug News: December, 1997

Update on: Mupirocin calcium cream 2% Bactroban Cream® Butenafine cream Mentax®Becaplermin gel 0.01% Regranex®Finasteride 1mg tablets Propecia®Minoxidil 5% Rogaine Extra Strength for Men® Dermagraft® Graftskin® (apligraf) UV light as carcinogen

Update on Drugs and Drug News: July – August 2009

Update on Benzyl Alcohol Lotion 5% Sciele Pharma, Red Light Technology Device + Methyl Aminolevulinate Cream Aktilite® CL 128 + Metvix®, and news Nexavar®.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: March 2010

Update on Hyaluronic acid dermal filler + 0.3% lidocaine JUVÉDERM® XC, Hyaluronic acid dermal filler + 0.3% lidocaine RESTYLANE®-L PERLANE®-L, and news on labeling changes regarding possible hepatic effects of diclofenac sodium topical gel 1% (Voltaren® Gel).

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January 2012

Update on drugs, approval dates, and comments. Dimethicone 50% topical solution (Nyda®), Radiofrequency aesthetic device (EXILIS Focused RF™), Skin barrier protectant (Neosalus® Lotion) are covered.

Update on Drugs and Drug News – March 2007

Update on Diclofenac Sodium 3% Gel Solaraze®, Retapamulin Ointment 1% Altabax™, Calcium Hydroxylapatite Microspheres in Water-based Gel Radiesse®, Rose Bengal Disodium 10% PV-10, and Taxane Potentiator STA-4783.

Update on Drugs & Devices: May – June 2020

Update on Selumetinib capsules (Koselugo®), Crisaborole 2% ointment (Eucrisa®), Infliximab biosimilar for IV injection (Avsola™) and Baricitinib tablets (Olumiant®)

Update on Drugs and Drug News: September-October 2017

September-October 2017 Update on drugs include Isopropyl myristate solution Resultz®, Delafloxacin oral and IV formulations Baxdela™, Plasma-derived concentrate of C1 esterase inhibitor SC (human) Haegarda®, Oral dimethyl fumarate Skilarence®, Abatacept for IV or SC injection Orencia®, Consentyx®, Tremfya™, Yervoy® and Benlysta®.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: September 2002

Updates on: Tazarotene Tazorac® 0.1% Cream Isotretinoin Accutane®Desloratidine Clarinex® 5mg Reditabs Imiquimod Aldara®

Update on Drugs & Devices: July – August 2019

Latest drug update covers Belimumab for IV use (Benlysta, GSK), Etanercept-ykro (Eticovo®, Samsung Bioepis), Halobetasol propionate 0.01% + tazarotene 0.045% lotion (Duobrii™, Bausch Health), Protein replacement therapy for SC injection (PTR-01, Phoenix Tissue Repair), Risankizumab for SC injection (Skyrizi™, AbbVie), Ruxolitinib tablets (Jakafi®, Incyte Corporatio), and Oral MEK inhibitor (PD-0325901, SpringWorks Therapeutics).

Update on Drugs & Drug News September 2005

Updates on: Zoster Vaccine Live Zostavax™ Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing ACTICOAT* Moisture Control Meropenem for Injection MERREM® Etanercept Enbrel®

Update on Drugs and Drug News – September 2007

Update on Adapalene Differin® Gel 0.3%, Adalimumab HUMIRA®, Hyaluronic Acid Injectable Soft Tissue Filler Cangene ELEVESS®, Ketoconazole Extina® Foam 2%.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: March, 2000

Update on: Tissue Engineered Collagen Matrix Oasis Wound Dressing Bexarotene Targretin Gel 1% Eflornithine Hydrochloride Vaniqa Cream 15% Biologically Active Dressing Composite Cultured Skin (CCS) Famciclovir Famvir Moxifloxacin Avelox/Avalox Finasteride 1mg Tablets Propecia

Update on Drugs and Drug News: September 2011

Update on Autologous cell therapy dermal filler [laVív® (azficel-T)], 5-fluorouracil cream 0.5% + Salicylic acid 10% (Actikerall®), Belimumab (Benlysta®), Ipilimumab (Yervoy™).

Update on Drugs and Drug News: September 2010

Update on drugs, approval dates, and comments. Velaglucerase alfa (VPRIV®) and Health Canada labelling changes for isopropyl myristate 50% rinse (Resultz®, Nycomed) to include the treatment of lice in children =2 years of age are covered.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: July-August 2016

Update on Bilastine tablet (Blexten™), Ixekizumab SC injection (Talz®), Wound care gel (Lasercyn™ gel), Ceftaroline fosamil (Teflaro®), Nivolumab + ipilimumab (Opdivo® + Yervoy®), PDT for actinic keratosis (Ameluz® gel + BF-RhodoLED®)

Update on Drugs and Drug News: April 2002

Update on drugs: Fluocinolone Acetonide, Hydroquinone, Tretinoin Tri-Luma®Pimecrolimus Elidel®Clindamycin, Zinc Zindaclin™ Gel Voriconazole Vfend® Imiquimod Aldara® 5% Cream

Update on Drugs and Drug News: July-August 2010

Update on drugs, approval dates, and comments. Belimumab (Benlysta®), Adapalene 0.1% gel, Antiseborrheic compound (K301/Kaprolac®) are covered.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: March 2009

Update on Ustekinumab Stelara®, Photopheresis System THERAKOS™ CELLEX™, Calcitriol Vectical™ Ointment, Autologous Collagen Cellular Processing System Isolagen Therapy™.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: February 2002

Updates on: Desloratidine Syrup & Disintegrating Tablets Moxifloxacin HCl IV Avelox®Photodynamic Therapy Metvix® PDT Etanercept Enbrel® Hydroquinone, Tretinoin & Flucinolone Cream Tri-Luma®

Update on Drugs and Drug News – November 2006

Update on Ketoconazole 2% Gel Xolegel™, Infliximab Remicade®, Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Recombinant Vaccine Gardasil™, Desonide Verdeso™ Foam 0.05% and drug news about melanoma and anti-acne agents.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: November-December 2011

Update on drugs, approval dates, and comments. Belimumab (Benlysta™), Tolnaftate 1% Cream (Tolnaftate-D™), Hydrocortisone 1% Cream (Hydrocortisone-D™), Ketoconazole 2% Foam are covered.

Update on Drugs and Drug News – April 2007

Update on Antiacne Agent Drospirenone/ Ethinyl Estradiol Yaz® Berlex, Clobetasol Propionate 0.05% Olux-E™ Foam Stiefel Laboratories, and news from US FDA.

Update on Drugs and Drug News – December 2007 – January 2008

Update on Loratadine Dry Syrup 1% Claritin® Schering-Plough, Valacyclovir Hydrochloride TEVA Pharmaceutical Industries, and news about Anti-dandruff, anti-acne and anti-melanoma agents.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: September-October 2015

Update on Nivolumab IV infusion (Opdivo®), Pembrolizumab IV infusion (Keytruda®), Sonidegib phosphate capsules (Odomzo®), Azelaic acid 15% foam (Finacea® Foam), Adapalene 0.3% + benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel (Epiduo® Forte), Deoxycholic acid injection (Belkyra™), Hyaluronic acid gel injectable dermal filler (Restylane® Lyft with Lidocaine), Dermal filler with calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) + integral 0.3% lidocaine (Radiesse® (+)

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January, 1998

Update on: Norgestimate / Ethinylestradiol Tri-Cyclen® Lidocaine/Prilocaine Cream Emla®Tretinoin gel 0.025% Avita® Adapalene solution 0.1% Differin®Topical tissue adhesive Dermabond® Atorvastin calcium Lipitor® Isotretinoin Accutane®

Update on Drugs and Drug News – October 2006

Update on Ketoconazole 2% Gel Xolegel™, Famciclovir Tablets Famvir®, Ecamsule 2% + Avobenzone 2%/ Octocrylene 10% Cream Anthelios SX®, and news about lice treatment.

Update on Drugs & Devices: January-February 2021

The latest drug & device update covers: Orladeyo™ (BioCryst Pharmaceuticals), KPL-716 (Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals), Sklice® (Arbor Pharmaceuticals) and Picato® (Leo Pharma)

Update on Drugs and Drug News: March-April 2016

Update on (Beteflam™), Human papillomavirus (HPV) 9-valent vaccine, recombinant (Gardasil®9), (Imlygic®), Pembrolizumab IV injection (Keytruda®), Adalimumab SC injection (Humira®), Secukinumab SC injection (Cosentyx®), Ustekinumab SC injection (Stelara®), and Nivolumab + ipilimumab (Opdivo® + Yervoy®).

Update on Drugs and Drug News: May-June 2017

Update on Dupilumab for SC injection Dupixent®, Dupilumab for SC injection, Avelumab for IV injection Bavencio®, Hyaluronic acidbased injectable dermal filler Juvéderm®, Biosimilar to adalimumab for SC injection Amgevita™ Vollure™ XC, Adalimumab for SC injection Humira®, and Amgevita™.

Update on Drugs & Devices: March – April 2019

Latest drug update covers Pembrolizumab, Oral JAK + SYK dual inhibitor, Lidocaine 7% + tetracaine 7% local anesthetic cream and PrabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: November-December 2012

Update on drugs, approval dates, and comments. Poly-ureaurethane 16% nail solution (Nuvail™), Calcipotriene 0.005% foam (Sorilux™), Hyaluronic acid injectable gel (Restylane-L®) are covered.

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