The effective medications are oral Amoxicillin, Doxycycline, Ceftin
, and intravenous Ceftriaxone.
profits from such popular drugs as Zantac, a stomach remedy, Imitrex, for treatment of migraines, and Ceftin
, an antibiotic.
Table 5: Clinical Effectiveness of Ceftin
Tablets Compared to Doxycycline, 2010 16
Elsewhere in the regional portfolio, GlaxoSmithKline was in the spotlight after a rival pharmaceutical firm gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market a generic version of GSK's paediatric anti-bacterial drug Ceftin
, which is used in the treatment of mild to moderate infections.
While amoxicillin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) (Septra/Bactrim), erythromycin and doxycycline are still flrstline drugs for upper and lower respiratory tract infections, it is important to save Ceftin
, Vantin, Spectracef, Avelox, Levaquin and Tequin for cases involving resistant pneumococcus, Moraxella catarrhalis and Haemophilus influenzae.
23) Successful brands introduced since 1990 with substantial use by the elderly include Floxin and Lorabid, while sales of other older brands such as Ceftin
and Cipro (introduced in 1987) have also grown substantially.
Glaxo organization, to have Roche and Glaxo introduce and co-market Zantac, and later Ceftin
She reported on a total of 99 patients aged 18 or older who participated in the Ceftin
and Flonase for Sinusitis (GAFFS) trial, a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study conducted at 12 primary care and 10 otolaryngology practice sites.
The products at issue, in addition to Zantac and Advair, were Flonase and Serevent for allergies, Zofran for nausea, Imitrex for migraines, Ventolin and Flovent for asthma, and the antibiotic Ceftin
Adjustments for 2004 and 2003 Ceftin
Product Returns and 2004 Xylos Write Downs
In another instance, second-generation cephalosporin antibiotics on the state's approved list include Cefaclor, Cefaclor ER, Ceftin
, Cefril, Ceptaz, and Rocephin, while Cedor CD, Ceclor, Cefotan, and Lorabid must receive prior authorization.
The Company is now working to meet requests for other products, including more antibiotics, such as Augmentin, Amoxil, Ceftin
and Bactroban and relevant over-the-counter consumer products.