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    Thumbs up Revisable Quick List of New Drugs for PG Entrance Exams

    Having a handy and brief list of all the latest drugs in the market can be very useful for the medical PG entrance exams. . This article covers all newly marketed drugs which might not be there in your textbooks yet!

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    2005
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    Exenatide: For the adjunctive treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Mecasermin: For the treatment of growth failure due to Primary IGFD
    Pramlintide: For the treatment of type I and type II diabetes
    Tipranavir: For the adjunctive treatment of HIV-1 infections
    Entecavir: For the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infections with evidence of active viral replication
    Ibandronate: For the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis
    Galsulfase: For the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome)
    Ramelteon: For the treatment of sleep-onset insomnia
    Natalizumab: For the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
    Nelarabine: For the treatment of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia and T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma

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    2004
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    Bevacizumab: For the treatment of metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum
    Cetuximab: For the treatment of EGFR-expressing, metastatic colorectal cancer
    Azacitidine: For the treatment of several myelodysplastic syndrome subtypes including refractory and chronic myelomonocytic leukemias
    Telithromycin: For the treatment of infections caused by bronchitis, bacterial sinusitis and Community-acquired pneumonia
    Rifaximin: For the treatment of Travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli
    Fosrenol, lanthanum carbonate; For the treatment of hyperphosphatemia related to kidney dysfunction
    Trospium chloride: For the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence
    Cinacalcet: For the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism and hypercalcemia in parathyroid carcinoma patients
    Solifenacin succinate: For the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence
    Eszopiclone: For the treatment of insomnia and sleep maintenance
    Natalizumab: For the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (currently suspended in US)
    clofarabine: For the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in pediatric patients
    Erlotinib, OSI 774: For the treatment of advanced refractory metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
    Pegaptanib: For the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration
    Duloxetine: For the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Tiotropium bromide: For the treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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    2003
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    Rosuvastatin calcium: For the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia (heterozygous familial and nonfamilial) and mixed dyslipidemia
    Vardenafil: For the treatment of erectile dysfunction related to sexual activity in men
    Alefacept: For moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis
    Laronidase: For the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) in subjects aged 5 to 65
    Agalsidase beta: For the treatment of Fabry disease in adult patients
    Pegvisomant: Injectable formulation for the treatment of acromegaly
    Palonosetron: For the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy
    Aprepitant: For the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy
    Bexxar; For the treatment of patients with CD20 positive, follicular, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma following chemotherapy relapse
    Atazanavir sulfate: For the treatment of HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents
    Zemaira (alpha1-proteinase inhibitor: For the treatment of alpha1-proteinase inhibitor deficiency (Alpha-1) and emphysema
    Enfuvirtide: For the treatment of HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents
    Fosamprenavir calcium: For the treatment of HIV infection in adults in combination with other antiretroviral agents
    Atazanavir sulfate: For the treatment of HIV-1 infection in combination with other antiretroviral agents
    Laronidase: For the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) in subjects aged 5 to 65
    Ibandronate: For the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis
    Pegvisomant: Injectable formulation for the treatment of acromegaly
    Bortezomib: Injectable agent for the treatment of multiple myeloma patients who have received at least two prior therapies
    Agalsidase beta: For the treatment of Fabry disease in adult patients
    Tadalafil: Oral agent for the treatment for erectile dysfunction
    Memantine: For the treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type
    Palonosetron: For the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy
    Aprepitant: For the treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy
    Gefitinib: For the second-line treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer
    Bortezomib: Injectable agent for the treatment of multiple myeloma patients who have received at least two prior therapies.
    Gefitinib: For the second-line treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer

    Note: References: FDA Website (main source of background information).
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