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FDA accepts re-submission of Dsuvia a proposed treatment for moderate to severe pain in medically supervised settings.- Ace1Rx Pharma

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the FDA acceptance of its New Drug Application (NDA) re-submission for Dsuvia (sufentanil sublingual tablet), a...

Added 19 days ago Drug news

Interim phase III analysis of DCVax-L in glioblastoma published in Journal of Translational Medicine.- Northwest Biotherapeutics.

Northwest Biotherapeutics announced the publication of interim blinded survival data from its Phase III clinical trial of DCVax-L (gene therapy)...

Added 25 days ago Drug news

FDA advisory committee does not recommend buprenorphine sublingual spray as a treatment for moderate-to-severe acute pain.- Insys Therapeutics.

Insys Therapeutics, Inc. confirmed that an expert panel convened by the FDA voted not to recommend approval of the company’s...

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Guidelines

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

Added 8 years ago

Oesophago-gastric cancer: assessment and management in adults

This guideline covers assessing and managing oesophago-gastric cancer in adults, including radical and palliative treatment and nutritional support.

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Parkinson’s disease in adults

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms...

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Journal articles

Fentanyl Formulations in the Management of Pain: An Update.

The aim of this review is to provide an update on current non-parenteral fentanyl formulations, with attention to their particular pharmacokinetics and features relevant to clinical use in pain management.

Added 3 months ago

The use of rapid onset fentanyl in children and young people for breakthrough cancer pain.

The primary aim of this study was to assess whether there is a correlation between effective dose of rapid onset fentanyl and background oral morphine equivalent analgesia in children less than 18 years old.

Added 3 months ago

Fentanyl buccal tablet for breakthrough cancer pain in clinical practice: results of the non-interventional prospective study ErkentNIS.

BTcP is pain exacerbation despite opioid baseline therapy. Fentanyl buccal tablet (FBT) is a rapid-onset opioid for the treatment of BTcP. The aim of this study is to document the feasibility of FBT in patients with BTcP.

Added 4 months ago

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Clinical trials

Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

Added 3 years ago

Early Palliative Care in Metastatic Lung Cancer in Northern France (IMPAQ)

Single-center, prospective, controlled, open-label, randomized, two parallel arms comparing early Palliative care versus Standard care in patients with non-small-cell metastatic...

Added 4 years ago

PROject - Supportive and Palliative Care and INnOvation - Antwerp (Pro-Spinoza) (pro-Spinoza)

It is important to provide high quality palliative care to all patients with a non-curable and life-limiting condition. The Care...

Added 4 years ago

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Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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