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Deferasirox (Exjade)

Last Updated: October 26, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Common Drug Review
Generic Name: Deferasirox
Indications: Iron overload

  • Brand Name: Exjade
  • Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
  • Project Number: S0081
  • Project Status: Complete
  • Submission Type: New

Natalizumab (Tysabri)

Last Updated: October 26, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Common Drug Review
Generic Name: Natalizumab
Indications: Multiple Sclerosis, relapsing-remitting

  • Brand Name: Tysabri
  • Manufacturer: Biogen Idec Canada Inc.
  • Project Number: S0082
  • Project Status: Complete
  • Submission Type: New

Ramipril/hydrochlorothiazide (Altace HCT)

Last Updated: October 26, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Common Drug Review
Generic Name: Ramipril/hydrochlorothiazide
Indications: Hypertension

  • Brand Name: Altace HCT
  • Manufacturer: Sanofi –Aventis Canada inc.
  • Project Number: S0083
  • Project Status: Suspended
  • Submission Type: New

Digital Mammography: An Update

Published on: October 25, 2006
Result type: Reports

Digital mammography can improve breast-image quality and storage through the digital capture of x-ray images. Large comparative studies indicate that the overall accuracy of full-field digital mammography (FFDM) is similar to that of conventional filmscreen mammography (FSM). Recent evidence suggests that FFDM is more accurate than FSM for di...

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Breast Cancer, X-Rays, Breast Neoplasms, Mammography, Breast cancer, X-Rays, Mammography Mammographie Full-field digital mammography, FFDM, Digital mammography Mammographie numérique, Breast neoplasms Tumeurs du sein Breast cancer Cancer de sein

Alglucosidase (Myozyme)

Last Updated: October 10, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Common Drug Review
Generic Name: Alglucosidase
Indications: Pompe’s disease

  • Brand Name: Myozyme
  • Manufacturer: Genzyme Canada Inc.
  • Project Number: S0080
  • Project Status: Complete
  • Submission Type: New

Rituximab for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Published on: September 28, 2006
Result type: Reports

Rituximab (RTX), a monoclonal antibody, selectively targets CD20+ B-cells that are implicated in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The use of RTX with methotrexate (MTX) results in statistically significant clinical improvements among RA patients who have an inadequate response to standard therapies, when compared to the use of M...

  • Project Number: E0001

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Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Rituximab Rheumatoid

Transient Elastography (FibroScan) for Non-invasive Assessment of Liver Fibrosis

Published on: September 27, 2006
Result type: Reports

Liver fibrosis is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The major cause is hepatitis C, which affects 240,000 Canadians. Assessing the degree of liver fibrosis is critical to its management. Liver biopsy, an invasive procedure, is considered to be the diagnostic  gold standard. FibroScan is a rapid, non-invasive technology that...

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Liver Diseases, Fibrosis, Cirrhosis, Liver Cirrhosis, Elastography, Ultrasound, Liver Cirrhosis Cirrhose du foie cirrhosis, Fibrosis Fibrose fibrosis, Liver Diseases Maladies du foie Liver Disease, Fibrosis staging, Transient elastography, Fibroscan, Fibrotest, Echosens, Biopredictive, Actisens, Transient Elastography (FibroScan) for Non-invasive Assessment of Liver Fibrosis

Atomoxetine hydrochloride (Strattera)

Last Updated: September 25, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Common Drug Review
Generic Name: Atomoxetine hydrochloride
Indications: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Brand Name: Strattera
  • Manufacturer: Eli Lilly Canada Inc.
  • Project Number: S0085
  • Project Status: Complete
  • Submission Type: RequestForAdvice

Penciclovir (Denavir)

Last Updated: September 20, 2006
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Common Drug Review
Generic Name: Penciclovir
Indications: Herpes labialis (cold sores)

  • Brand Name: Denavir
  • Manufacturer: Novartis Consumer Health Care Inc.
  • Project Number: S0075
  • Project Status: Complete
  • Submission Type: New