medicine

  • Anvisa approves new treatments for cancer

    21/10/2018
    The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) aprovou esta semana três novos tratamentos para o câncer. For patients with prostate cancer, It approved the registration of the drug Erleada (apalutamida), que será comercializado na forma farmacêutica de...
  • drug list distributed by SUS includes new medicines for HIV and Alzheimer

    26/08/2017
    O Ministério da Saúde divulgou nesta sexta-feira (25) a nova Relação Nacional de Medicamentos Essenciais (Rename), que define os medicamentos que devem atender às necessidades de saúde prioritárias da população brasileira no Sistema Único de Saúde...
  • Order authorizing use of antiretroviral HIV prevention

    29/05/2017
    Ministry of Health decree published today (29) in the Official Gazette makes public the decision to incorporate the Health System (THEIR) Truvada antiretroviral as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to populations at increased ...
  • Serum from bee venom begins to be tested on humans

    02/04/2017
    A primeira fase de testes do soro antiapílicopara combater o veneno das abelhas – chegou à metade do estudo na sexta-feira (31). O décimo paciente picado pelos insetos recebeu o soro no período de...
  • Argentina approves medical marijuana

    30/03/2017
    The Senate of Argentina approved on Wednesday (29) the project approving the medical use of marijuana in the country. The text had already obtained the green light from the House of Representatives in November 2016. The information...
  • Study shows high prevalence of self-medication in riverine communities of Amazonas

    30/03/2017
    A study points out that, in a universe of eight regions of lakes and rivers of rural Coari, in the Middle Solimões, not Amazonas, there is high prevalence of self-medication in the communities located in those locations. Mais de...
  • Brazil will sell 1 cannabis-based medicine

    16/01/2017
    The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) reported on Monday the first drug Cannabis sativa based, the plant that gives rise to marijuana, no Brasil. Or specific drug Mevatyl (tetraidrocanabinol (THC), 27 mg / mL +...
  • Anvisa suspends batch of drug for breast cancer

    11/11/2015
    The Letrozole medicine is with the lot 397733 suspended throughout the country. The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) banned the distribution, marketing and product use that lot. A resolução foi publicada no...
  • New drugs for hepatitis C begin to be distributed in November

    20/10/2015
    A partir do início de novembro, dois novos medicamentos para hepatite C – sofosbuvir e daclatasvir – começam a ser distribuídos na rede pública de saúde. According to the Ministry of Health, a nova terapia...

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