Carbonyl iron Pregnancy Warnings

Carbonyl iron Pregnancy Warnings Carbonyl iron has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Human case reports have not revealed evidence of teratogenicity. Carbonyl iron should only be given during pregnancy when the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks. Generally, iron is considered[…]

More Evidence Menopause ‘Brain Fog’ Is Real Those memory lapses many women notice around menopause are real, and they can begin at a relatively young age, researchers report. It’s common for women going through menopause to complain of what researchers sometimes call “brain fog” — forgetfulness, and difficulty concentrating and thinking clearly. And while those complaints are subjective, a number of[…]

FDA Approves Bayer’s Kyleena (Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System) for Prevention of Pregnancy for up to Five Years

Bayer announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Kyleena (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 19.5 mg, a progestin-containing intrauterine system (IUS), for the prevention of pregnancy for up to five years.1Kyleena will be available by prescription only in October 2016. “Data show that the use of effective, long-acting birth control methods including intrauterine[…]

Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later

Taking antibiotics at a very young age could increase the risk of certain allergies later in life, new research suggests. “Early life exposure to antibiotics is related to an increased risk of both eczemaand hay fever later in life,” said Fariba Ahmadizar of Utrecht University in the Netherlands and colleagues.   The researchers analyzed dozens[…]

Zika Virus and the Guillain–Barré Syndrome — Case Series from Seven Countries

Zika virus (ZIKV) disease had been described as a mild, self-limiting illness associated with fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis. However, during the outbreak in French Polynesia, 42 patients with ZIKV disease were found to have the Guillain–Barré syndrome, which represented a marked increase from the approximately 5 cases detected annually during the previous 4[…]

Vitamin C in Dermatology

Abstract Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant drug that can be used topically in dermatology to treat and prevent changes associated with photoageing. It can also be used for the treatment of hyperpigmentation. Because it is unstable and difficult to deliver into the dermis in the optimum dosage, research is being directed to find stable[…]