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Contepo NDA for Complicated UTI Resubmitted

Fosfomycin is a novel, epoxide intravenous antibiotic with a broad spectrum of Gram-negative and Gram-positive activity, including activity against multi-drug resistant (MDR) strains such as extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Risk of Acute Kidney Injury With SGLT2 Inhibitors Investigated

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2is) do not appear to increase the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), according to the findings of a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis. To evaluate the risk of AKI with these agents, study authors reviewed literature analyzing the effect of SGLT2is on renal adverse events compared with placebo or other…

Renal Impairment Labeling Updates for Sofosbuvir-Based HCV Therapies

The FDA has approved updated labeling for Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir), Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) and Vosevi (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir) to include updated information regarding treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who have severe renal impairment including those with end stage renal disease who are on dialysis.

Quality of Life Outcomes Comparable Regardless of Treatment With HRT or CRT for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Hypofractionated radiotherapy (HRT) offers quality-of-life outcomes similar to conventional radiation therapy for men with low-risk prostate cancer, according to recently published results of a phase 3 randomized study. HRT offers a less expensive and more convenient treatment option for some patients, and in light of the new findings about quality of life, should be considered…

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