As technology advances, there is more and more understanding about diseases by scientists and they are making better and better drugs to combat them. Research plays a major part of the discoveries, and although it takes time to discover the drugs, eventually they launch them to the market and they rarely disappoint.
The year 2012 is one of those years where discoveries of new drugs have been achieved and they will be launched within the year. These drugs range from heart disease drugs, spinal injuries, and fibrosis and kidney disease. Various pharmaceutical companies in the world made the discoveries.
New drugs offer an opportunity to combat diseases that have been in the past thought to be drug resistant, they offer a new way of combating the disease and hence increases the opportunity of better health.
The following are the new drugs for the year 2012:
Stendra is a new drug used for the treatment of ED from Vivus pharmaceutical company. On proper use, it has been shown to work and improve sex lives tremendously. However, there are warnings especially to heart patients, where the dose should be taken as instructed by the doctor making sure to follow instructions to the latter. For men with normal sex lives looking to spice up their sex life, this drug is recommended if you do not suffer from kidney disease, liver disease or stomach ulcers.
This drug is bound to revolutionize sex lives, improve marriages and boost men’s egos.
Kalydeco is the newest treatment of cystic fibrosis from Vertex Pharmaceuticals. However, it treats a specific mutation to the CF gene called the G551D mutation. For patients who suffer from fibrosis of a different mutation. It is also not recommended to use it alongside some medicine or supplements. Its main side effects are dizziness and should not be taken when operating heavy machinery or doing work that demands a lot of concentration. Other minor side effects include headaches, high liver enzymes, nausea and loss of appetite.
Horizant is a drug from GlaxoSmithKline that is used to treat restless leg syndrome. People who work nightshifts should not use it. It has various side effects such as drowsiness so you should not operate heavy machinery or drive after taking it. Thought process is also impaired; anxiety, depression, mood swings, panic attacks, fever and swollen glands are other major side effects of this drug.
Horizant should be taken as prescribed and the doctor prescribing must make sure that you do not have kidney problems, depression and you do not abuse drugs.
The war against cancer just got a boost. This drug is designed to combat colorectal cancer. Research used new technology where it fights off cancer effects by thinning the blood. However, it comes with many side effects such as hemorrhage, internal bleeding, gastro intestinal perforations and it delays the healing of wounds. In some patients, it causes fistula and administration to such patients should stop. The drug has also shown possibilities of hypertension as side effect and should be stopped in such cases. However, it is still a worthy drug against cancer.
Lyrica is a dangerous yet effective drug, dangerous because of its side effects and an effective drug against nerve pain in diabetic patients, fibromyalgia and it is used to treat seizures in epileptic adults. Its risks involve suicidal thoughts, depression, serious allergic reactions, swelling, blisters, and dizziness. The most important thing to do is to see your doctor on the onset of this side effects; ignoring them might lead to complication and eventually death. Dizziness and blurred vision are some of the temporary and minor side effects.
The above drugs have already been approved by the FDA and are in operation. They have introduced new frontiers in combating the diseases mentioned. However, most of the come with serious side effects sand patients are advised to see their doctors once they notice that they have these side effects. Doctors on the other hand should not prescribe some of these drugs without carrying out necessary tests to determine if the patient should take the drug or not.
Chad believes that in order to introduce a new drug into the market, proper product introduction needs to be done. You can find out more information at www.coghlincompanies.com/new_product_introdution.php .