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FDA Approves Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) for the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis

FDA Approves Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) for the Treatment of Herpetic Keratitis Print this page NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) April 01, 2019 –The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Fera Pharmaceuticals’ New Drug Application (NDA) for Avaclyr (acyclovir ophthalmic ointment) 3% for the treatment of herpetic keratitis. Orphan drug exclusivity was also granted, providing… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »