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Serum Vitamin D and Osteocalcin Levels in Non-Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women With/Without Metabolic Syndrome

A recent cross-sectional study compared serum vitamin D and osteocalcin levels in non-osteoporotic postmenopausal women with and without metabolic...

22 Mar, 2019

 
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Risk of Fracture Significantly Associated with Glycaemic Control in Newly Diagnosed Type-1 Diabetes Patients

In a recent retrospective, open cohort study researchers studied the effect of glycaemic control on fracture risk in people with newly diagnosed...

15 Mar, 2019

 
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Treat-to-Target Strategy versus Fixed Treatment with csDMARD and Corticosteroids in RA Patients

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatment generally includes conventional (cs), biologic (b) disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) with or...

15 Mar, 2019

 
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Incidence and Risk of SI in RA Patients Initiating Abatacept/Rituximab/Tocilizumab

A recent observational study analyzed the relative risks (RR) of serious infections (SI) in cases with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) initiating...

08 Mar, 2019

 
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Key Trials

Adalimumab Treatment Demonstrates Long-term Safety Profile in Japanese Patients with RA

This study determined the incidence of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) and factors associated with the safety and efficacy of adalimumab in Japanese...

Continuing versus Withdrawing Adalimumab Therapy in Patients with Active Non-radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

ABILITY-3 study is a randomized controlled trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of continuing versus withdrawing adalimumab therapy in patients...

Post-Hip Fracture, Alendronate Treatment is Associated with Reduced Cardiovascular Risk

This is the first large contemporary analysis of real-world clinical practice that compared the risk of cardiovascular events among hip fracture...

Intranasal Salmon Calcitonin Effectively Reduces Pain Due to Spinal Collapse

This trial assessed the effect of intranasal salmon calcitonin in patients with fractures of spinal vertebrae.  Salmon calcitonin significantly...

Our Publications

Risofos Kit (Risedronate, Calcium citrate malate, Vitamin D3) – Data Sheet

This datasheet covers the rationale for Risofos kit formulation, its composition, dosage and administration information.

Calcinase (calcitonin) – Monograph

This monograph covers various aspects of osteoporosis management and pharmacology, clinical efficacy & safety of calcitonin in treatment of...

Imutrex (methotrexate) – Getting to the Heart of Rheumatoid Arthritis Abstracts Booklet

This publication features efficacy & safety studies of methotrexate in management of rheumatoid arthritis.

Risofos 150 (Risedronate) – Monograph

Risendronate 150 mg is used for the management of osteoporosis. This monograph provides information on its basic pharmacology, clinical efficacy...

Slide Library

Recommendations for Up & Downscaling of Methotrexate Dose in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate (MTX) is the first-line treatment for early and clearly defined rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This presentation summarizes the...

 
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Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis

This slide set covers the common musculoskeletal manifestations of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and its management. The spectrum of these...

 
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ACR 2015 Recommendations for the use of Non-biologic & Biologic DMARDs in RA

Majority of patients with a confirmed diagnosis of RA use nonbiologic DMARDs. The rate of biologic DMARDs use in RA treatment is also rising rapidly...

 
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Myositis Specific and Associated Antibodies

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) constitute a heterogeneous group of chronic systemic autoimmune diseases with high morbidity and...

 
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Poll

Which of the following bisphosphonate is preferred as first line treatment of osteoporosis-
Alendronate
75% (3 votes)
Risedronate
0% (0 votes)
Ibandronate
0% (0 votes)
Zoledronic acid
25% (1 vote)
Total votes: 4