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NEPA, a new fixed combination of netupitant and palonosetron, is a cost-effective intervention for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in the UK

Helene Cawston, Francois Bourhis, Jennifer Eriksson, Pierfrancesco Ruffo, Paolo D’Agostino, Marco Turini, Lee Schwartzberg, Alistair McGuire

Article Type

Review

Published

Despite study limitations (study setting, time horizon, utility measure), the results suggest NEPA is cost effective for preventing CINV associated with HEC and MEC in the UK.

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Bilastine in allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and urticaria: a practical approach to treatment decisions based on queries received by the medical information department

Amalia Leceta, Ander Sologuren, Román Valiente, Cristina Campo, Luis Labeaga

Article Type

Review

Published

Overall, this analysis highlights gaps in our knowledge regarding the optimal use of bilastine. Expert opinion based upon an understanding of the science can help in the decision-making, but more research is needed to provide evidence-based answers in certain circumstances.

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Relative bioavailability of three formulations of galunisertib administered as monotherapy in patients with advanced or metastatic cancer

Ivelina Gueorguieva, Ann Cleverly, Durisala Desaiah, Analia Azaro, Joan Seoane, Irene Braña, Elisabet Sicart, Colin Miles, Michael M Lahn, Malcolm I Mitchell, Jordi Rodon

Article Type

Original Research

Published

In this relative bioavailability study comparing galunisertib formulations after a single dose, RCD and RCS formulations had similar exposure and safety profile compared with the HSWG formulation.

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Lanthanum carbonate oral powder: satisfaction, preference and adherence in French and Spanish patients with end-stage renal disease

Michael Keith, Patricia de Sequera, Francois Clair, Riccardo Pedersini

Article Type

Original Research

Published

The aim of this survey was to investigate satisfaction with, preference for, and adherence to lanthanum carbonate oral powder in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The authors concluded that patients with ESRD report increased satisfaction with and preference for lanthanum carbonate powder over other formulations, suggesting that lanthanum carbonate powder is more convenient and easier to use than other formulations.

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