Budenofalk, Corticofalk: Dr Falk Pharma: Germany
New formulation: gastric acid-resistant pellets in capsule 3 mg
Indications: Acute mild to moderate Crohn’s disease.
Noresis Nasenspray; Noresis Rhinyle, Noresis Rhinetten: Ferring: Germany
New formulations: nasal spray 500 micrograms/5mL; nose drops 250 micrograms/2.5mL; single dose pipettes 20 micrograms/0.2mL
synthetic vasopressin analogue
Indications: As an antidiuretic in diabetes insipidus; polyuria and polydipsia due to a temporary deficiency of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) after hypophysectomy, surgery of the pituitary gland or cranial/cerebral trauma; treatment of nocturnal enuresis in patients for whom other non-medicinal therapy was ineffective or as adjunctive therapy; nocturnal enuresis due to nocturnal ADH deficiency; as a diagnostic aid for the determination of levels of renal concentration or differential diagnosis of diabetes insipidus.
Famciclovir-SB, Famvir, Smithkline Beecham: Germany
New formulation: coated tablet 125 mg
Indications: Acute treatment of Herpes genitalis (first occurrence), early treatment of recurrent H. genitalis, and long-term prophylactic treatment for suppression of symptoms of very severe and very frequent recurrences (more than 9 per year) of progressive forms of genital herpes.
Pantoloc, Byk Gulden: Germany
New strength: enteric coated tablet 20 mg
cholinergic antisecretory agent
Indications: Symptomatic improvement and healing of mild to moderate reflux oesophagitis; longterm treatment and prophylaxis of recurrent reflux oesophagitis.
Prevasmo; Zomig, Zeneca: Germany
New formulation: coated tablet 5 mg
serotonin receptor agonist
Indications: Acute treatment of headache due to migraine attacks with and without aura.