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Exciting news was presented at ENDO 2015 regarding the use of Denosumab for osteoporosis in post-menopausal women who are at high risk for bone fractures. Results from a comprehensive trial coined Freedom showed the use of Denosumab successfully increased bone mineral density (BMD) at cortical bone sites, particularly the 1/3 radius skeletal site which does[…]

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Rilpivirine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor {NTRI} known as the brand name Edurant. Rilpivirine is used to treat HIV-1 infection, and it is often dispensed alongside other antiretroviral agents. As a 25 milligram tablet designed to be taken once daily with food, rilpivirine is effective at decreasing the amount of HIV infection in the[…]

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Calcium regulation in the human body. The role of vitamin D is shown in orange. There are several active pharmaceutical ingredient products known as vitamin D analogues, which are derivatives of this powerful vitamin, designed to aid patients’ health and well being. Vitamin D is known by many people as the vitamin that helps to[…]

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Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) is a common complication associated with chronic renal failure. The damaged kidneys do not convert enough vitamin D to its active form, calciferol, and inadequately excrete phosphate. This results in the formation of insoluble calcium phosphate in the body and removal of calcium from the blood circulation. Both processes lead to hypocalcemia,[…]

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