Tag Archives: treatment

FDA Approves Kloxxado (naloxone hydrochloride) Nasal Spray for Emergency Treatment of Opioid Overdose

FDA Approves Kloxxado (naloxone hydrochloride) Nasal Spray for Emergency Treatment of Opioid Overdose LONDON, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma), the multinational pharmaceutical company, announces the approval of Kloxxado (naloxone hydrochloride) nasal spray 8mg, by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose,… Read More »

By 2030, a quarter of people taking HIV treatment in the US will be over 65 and most will have multiple health concerns

The numbers of Americans living with HIV who are aged over 65 is projected to grow rapidly over the next decade and will result in large numbers of patients who have multiple co-morbidities in addition to HIV, Dr Parastu Kasaie of Johns Hopkins University told the virtual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021)… Read More »

More weight gain in people starting HIV treatment with newer integrase inhibitors or darunavir

A US study has concluded that weight gain is greater by around 2 to 4 kg in HIV-positive people taking bictegravir or dolutegravir as part of their first antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared to their counterparts using other drug regimens. A similar effect was reported in those using the protease inhibitor darunavir. The study led by… Read More »

FDA Approves Veklury (remdesivir) for the Treatment of COVID-19

FDA Approves Veklury (remdesivir) for the Treatment of COVID-19 FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 22, 2020– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization. As an antiviral drug, Veklury works to stop replication… Read More »