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With a 5.6 billion dollar market worldwide for treating glaucoma, research and development of new treatments are both needed and inevitable. Travoprost, currently a safe and efficacious therapy, continues to be a reliable treatment for the onslaught of patients around the globe suffering from glaucoma. With no cure for this debilitating eye disease, glaucoma is[…]

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Bimatoprost opthamolic solution has been known for being effectual at lowering intraocular pressure in adult patients. A new benefit of Bimatoprost has stolen the pharmaceutical headlines, however, with the advent of Latisse, for treating hypotrichosis of the eyelashes. Touted by long time movie star and model Brooke Shields, Latisse is recommended for people who wish[…]

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As the most commonly prescribed treatment for glaucoma, Latanoprost has taken the pharmaceutical headlines by storm with the latest study data revelations. At the end of December 2014 The Lancet published remarkable study results indicating that the use of Latanoprost reduced the risk of glaucoma by over 50 percent when taken for two years’ time.[…]

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Alprostadil, CAS# 745-65-3, is also known as the brand name Caverject, which is marketed by Pfizer. This unique injectable medication is used to treat erectile dysfunction, or ED. While some men find the method of delivery difficult, alprostadil is an essential option for many men who cannot take typical oral medications, like viagra and cialis.[…]

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Patients with pulmonary hypertension can look at Treprostinil and breathe a sigh of relief. For years, this type of hypertension has been managed by a limited choice of treatment options such as oxygen, vasodilators and prostaglandins. These two treatment options are used to “open up” the arteries which results in reduced pressure in the blood[…]

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In a world where about a third of the adult male in the global population smokes, it’s tough not to take notice of its negative impact on the society as a whole. According to the WHO, if the smoking trends do not ease up, one in every 6 adults will die of smoking-related illness (e.g.[…]

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