first-line therapy

first-line therapy

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Specialist pharmacy Diplomat Pharmacy Inc (NYSE:DPLO) reported on Monday that it is now distributing CABOMETYX (cabozantinib) tablets under an expanded indication to include first-line therapy for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma
Islamabad -- According to recent study, Statins should remain the first-line therapy for lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, but if they cannot be tolerated, nonstatin therapies may be just as beneficial.
Most evidence-based guidelines call for methotrexate (MTX) by itself as first-line therapy for rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
While many suggest that BTX A should be reserved for patients who have failed first-line therapy, I would suggest that failing anticholinergic medication is likely a foregone conclusion.
The FDA's Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee voted that quetiapine fumarate (Seroquel XR) is safe as an adjunctive therapy for major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, but only in certain instances as a first-line therapy for MDD and not as a standalone treatment for GAD.
The approval of this trial represents an important step forward for Oncolytics, allowing us to move quickly into a treatment combination that could result in a first-line therapy indication for REOLYSIN(R)," said Dr.
Even though other studies showed that elevations in triglyceride and cholesterol and body shape changes were also seen with the other classes of drugs and not just the protease inhibitors, the field had moved to using a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)-based regimen as part of first-line therapy.
Roland: A report will be published soon--probably in the January issue of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery--in which a consensus panel will recommend that ototoxic drops be avoided as first-line therapy and be used only if there is a good reason to use something other than a drop that is not ototoxic.
Methyldopa is an old and frequently overlooked agent that, in the setting of hypertension in pregnancy, is suddenly transformed into first-line therapy, Dr.