FarmaKology Newsletter - Issue #4
PillPack leverages service and technology to simplify the management of complex medication regimens for the 32 million people taking more than 5 medications a month. It uses design to create an unparalleled patient experience that is both satisfying and effective.
A change in protocol for the treatment of severe malaria has been announced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency announced today that as of April 1, 2019, artesunate will become the first-line treatment for severe malaria in the United States.
Allena Pharmaceuticals has signed an agreement with the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) for the URIROX-2 Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of reloxaliase in the treatment of patients with enteric hyperoxaluria.
Dutch biotechnology company, Micreos has raised €30 million for endolysin technology to replace antibiotics.
In a civil suit filed Thursday, New York state Attorney General Letitia James accused eight members of the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, of triggering and then profiting off the U.S. opioid epidemic through their marketing of Oxycontin, a highly addictive painkiller.