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Spotlight: New Drugs Hitting the 2016 Pharmaceutical Market

by   -  November 14th, 2016

Whatever ailments you may be suffering from, new breakthroughs in medication happen every day. There are a number of new medications on the market recently that are sure to be beneficial in the years to come. There have been developments in medications for type 2 diabetes treatment, managing COPD, as well as others of importance.

Here are ten newer medications we feel would be valuable for you to know about, and we hope you do too. Let’s check them out:

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ADHD

Drug: Intuniv (guanfacine) Prolonged or Extended Release Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Shire Pharmaceuticals

Treatment for: Intuniv is an extended releases oral medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children at least six years of age or older.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada, and the United Kingdom


ARTHRITIS

Drug: Cuprimine (penicillamine) Oral Capsule

Manufacturer: Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Treatment for: Cuprimine is a chelating agent used to treat Wilson’s disease, as well as treating patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We recently wrote an article discussing RA, which included Cuprimine’s usage.

Available on CPK from Countries: India, and United Kingdom


Drug: Otezla (apremilast) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Celgene Corporation

Treatment for: Otezla is used to treat patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. It is also approved to treat tenderness and swelling for patients suffering with psoriatic arthritis.

Available on CPK from Countries: Canada, and United Kingdom: taclonex in canada


ASTHMA

Drug: Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone furoate) Inhalation Powder

Manufacturer: GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)

Treatment for: Arnuity Ellipta is an inhalation powder used once daily as a maintenance treatment for asthma. It’s not intended for the use of treatment as a rescue inhaler.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


CONTRACEPTIVE

Jaydess IUS (Low-Dose Levonorgestrel) Intrauterine System

Manufacturer: Bayer

Treatment for: Jaydess is an intrauterine system meant to be used as a contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada, and the United Kingdom


COPD (CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE)

Drug: Anoro Ellipta (umeclidinium and vilanterol) Inhalation Spray

Manufacturer: GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)

Treatment for: Anoro Ellipta is a prevention inhalation spray used for airflow obstruction or bronchospasm in patients with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

Available on CPK from Countries: Canada, and United Kingdom


Drug: Stiolto Respimat (olodaterol and tiotropium) Inhalation Spray

Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Treatment for: Siolto Respimat is a long-acting beta agonist (LABA) and long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) fixed-dose combination for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


Drug: Incruse Ellipta (umeclidinium inhalation powder) Inhalation Spray

Manufacturer: GSK (GlaxoSmithKline)

Treatment for: Incruse Ellipta is an inhalation spray treatment meant to relive acute symptoms of COPD.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


DIABETES (TYPE II)

Drug: Invokana (canagliflozin) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Janssen

Treatment for: Invokana is a prescription medication designed to help control blood sugar levels for people with Type 2 Diabetes.

Available on CPK from Countries: Canada, India, and United Kingdom


Drug: Kazano (alogliptin and metformin hydrochloride) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Treatment for: Kazano is a prescription oral medication used in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. It incorporates two medications into one, alogliptin and metaformin HCI. This medication is meant to be used in addition to healthy diet and exercise regimens.

Available on CPK from Countries: United Kingdom, and United States


Drug: Jardiance (empagliflozin) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim

Treatment for: Jardiance is an oral medication used in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. It is not intended to treat Type 1 Diabetes.

Available on CPK from Countries: Canada, and India


Drug: Synjardy (empagliflozin and metformin) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim

Treatment for: Synjardy is an oral medication used in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. It is not intended to treat Type 1 Diabetes.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


Drug: Xigduo XR (dapagliflozin and metformin) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: AstraZeneca

Treatment for: Xigduo XR is an oral medication used in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. It is not intended to treat Type 1 Diabetes.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada, and Australia


EPILEPSY

Drug: Briviact (brivaracetam) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: UCB Pharma

Treatment for: Briviact is an oral medication used as an anticonvulsant for patients suffering from epilepsy who are at least 16 years of age or older.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


EYE RELATED/GLAUCOMA

Drug: Simbrinza (brimonidine and brinzolamide ophthalmic) Ophthalmic Eye Drops

Manufacturer: Alcon (A Novartis Company)

Treatment for: Simbrinza is an ophthalmic eye drop used to treat open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension (too much pressure in the eye).

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


HEART-RELATED

Drug: Entresto (sacubitril and valsartan) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Treatment for: Entestro is an oral medication meant to reduce the risk of death or hospitalization with patients suffering from chronic heart failure.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada, and the United Kingdom


HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Drug: Prestalia (amlodipine and perindopril) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Servier Pharma

Treatment for: Prestalia is an oral medication used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


HYPONATREMIA

Drug: Samsca (tolvaptan) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Treatment for: Samsca is used to treat a condition known as hyponatremia, or low levels of sodium in the blood.

Available on CPK from Country: Canada


IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Drug: Linzess (linaclotide) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Allergan & Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Treatment for: Linzess is a prescription oral medication used to treat chronic constipation, or chronic irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Available on CPK from Countries: Canada, and United Kingdom


ORGAN REJECTION

Drug: Envarsus XR (tacrolimus) Extended Release Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Chiesi Limited

Treatment for: Envarsus XR is an extended release oral medication used for the prophylaxis of organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.

Available on CPK from Country: United Kingdom


TAPEWORMS

Drug: Albenza (albendazole) Oral Tablet

Manufacturer: Amedra Pharmaceutical, and Generic

Treatment for: Albenza is used in the treatment of tapeworm infections by killing sensitive parasites.

Available on CPK from Country: Turkey, and India


To find out if we these drugs are currently in stock, go to our home page www.CanadianPharmacyKing.com and use the search field to locate the medication you seek. This will give you a list and available pricing. Stay healthy!

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Carissa Andrews is a freelance writer, graphic designer, and author. You can learn more about her at her website.

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