In 2012, contaminated medications from the New England Compounding Center (NECC) caused a meningitis outbreak, leading to tragedy when 64 patients were killed and 751 injured. Unsurprisingly, the pharmacy compounding industry has been under close scrutiny ever since. The FDA has now become the primary agency for regulating compounding pharmacies such as NECC. Historically, compounding[…]
Sumatriptan CAS #: 103628-46-2 Sumatriptan is an API that works with the serotonin neurons in the brain to fight migraines and cluster headaches. By constricting the blood vessels in the brain back to their normal size and preventing the trigeminal nerve from firing at full force, sumatriptan is designed to stop symptoms as soon as they start.[…]
Regarded as a blockbuster drug used to treat both metastatic breast and colorectal cancer, Capecitabine is also known by the trade name Xeloda, which is marketed by Roche Pharamaceuticals. Capecitabine, CAS# 154361-50-9, is waiting in the wings to become a generic boon in the pharmaceutical industry, as the patent for Xeloda meets an expiration in[…]
Anti-diabetic drugs treat diabetes by lowering glucose levels in the blood. One class of anti-diabetic drugs that are used in the management of diabetes is Sulfonylurea. Sulfonylurea derivatives are used in the management of diabetes mellitus type 2. They act by increasing insulin release from the beta cells in the pancreas. Diabetes mellitus type 2[…]
LGM Pharma supplies Topiramate, Bupropion, Naltrexone and Lorcaserin – Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) used to treat obesity.
Nalbuphine Hydrochloride CAS# 23277-43-2 (Nalbuphine Hydrochloride) is a synthetic opioid used commercially as an analgesic under a variety of trade names, including Nubain. It is noteworthy in part for the fact that at low dosages, it is found much more effective by women than by men, and may even increase pain in men, leading[…]