News tagged with drug combinations

FDA approves first diabetes-cholesterol combo pill

(AP) -- The first combination pill for the millions of people with the dangerous combination of diabetes and high cholesterol won U.S. approval Friday, offering convenience - and savings - to patients taking multiple pills.

Oct 07, 2011
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New drug adds to arsenal against AIDS

A new drug, rilpivirine, can add powerfully to the combination of medications used to control HIV for first-time patients, researchers conclude in Friday's issue of The Lancet.

Jul 15, 2011
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Heart drug 'safe for kidney patients'

(Medical Xpress) -- The full results of a trial show that people with chronic kidney disease can reduce their heart risk by taking a combination drug that lowers levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol.

Jun 13, 2011
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TARDIS trial seeks new dimension in stroke treatment

People who suffer from acute stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA, a mini stroke) could get better treatment in the future thanks to the expansion of a large clinical trial of a new combination of drugs led by researchers ...

Oct 17, 2011
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