While the news is abuzz with reports of Zika virus coming to a place near you, an interesting article on a much more mundane topic – the treatment of uncomplicated UTIs – should be competing for your attention. It is a publication we Continue reading Ibuprofen for uUTI (Part 2): Antibiotic or NSAID? Or Both? Or Neither?
At the recent AMDAC, the frequent mention of an unusual uUTI study caught my attention. In their review of placebo-controlled trials, FDA mentioned a study comparing ciprofloxacin with Ibuprofen (Motrin), an NSAID drug without any antibacterial activity. By the outcome Continue reading Ibuprofen For uUTI: Interesting Pilot Trial But More to Come Soon
Roche’s current Phase 2 program is strangely ambiguous. RG-7929 has not made it into www.clinicaltrials.gov yet, only POL7080 is listed. An uncontrolled open label study in “patients with non-CF acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis due to P. aeruginosa requiring IV treatment” Continue reading Polyphor POL7080 And The Journey to The Land of Pyocyanea (Part 2)