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FDA Approves Egaten (triclabendazole) for the Treatment of Fascioliasis, a Neglected Tropical Disease

Print this page Basel, Switzerland, February 13, 2019 – Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Egaten (triclabendazole) for the treatment of fascioliasis in patients six years of age and older. This makes Egaten the only FDA-approved drug for people with this disease and is expected to facilitate broader… Read More »

Monkey Fever On The Rise: What is Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD)? Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Image used for representational purpose only (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) Cases of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), a tick-borne viral fever, are suddenly on the rise after 20 people from Shimoga district in Karnataka were diagnosed and six died from the illness. Known locally as Monkey Fever or Makad Taap, KFD was first identified in the… Read More »

FDA Approves Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) for Intermittent Treatment of OFF Episodes in People with Parkinson’s Disease

FDA Approves Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) for Intermittent Treatment of OFF Episodes in People with Parkinson’s Disease Print this page ARDSLEY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE) December 21, 2018 –Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inbrija™ for intermittent treatment of OFF episodes in people with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa. OFF… Read More »