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Clinical Update 2020: Lamotrigine (Lamictal) and Pregnancy

Clinical Update 2020:  Lamotrigine (Lamictal) and Pregnancy Maintenance treatment with a mood stabilizer during pregnancy can significantly reduce the risk of relapse in women with bipolar disorder; however, many of the mood stabilizers commonly used in this setting, including lithium and valproic acid, carry some degree of teratogenic risk. In contrast, lamotrigine (Lamictal) appears to… Read More »

Epic arms clinicians with software update to detect coronavirus cases

With concern growing about the spread of the coronavirus, healthcare IT vendor Epic has updated its standard travel screening questionnaire to identify possible cases. The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the United States has risen to five, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday. The first U.S. case was… Read More »

FDA Approves Label Update for Crysvita (burosumab) for the Treatment of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH) in Pediatric Patients 6 Months of Age and Older

Print this page NOVATO, Calif., and TOKYO, Sept. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases, and Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label expansion for Crysvita (burosumab). The label has been updated to include… Read More »