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Otrexup® (06-1-2017)

Class: Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) Generic Name: methotrexate Trade Name: Rasuvo®, Otrexup® For which conditions is this drug approved? Rasuvo is approved to treat adults with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and for children... Continue Reading

Onivyde (04-12-2016)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: irinotecan liposome injection Trade Name: Onivyde For which conditions is this drug approved? Onivyde in combination with fluorouracil and leucovorin is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic... Continue Reading

osimertinib (03-28-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: osimertinib Trade Name: Tagrisso® For which conditions is this drug approved? Tagrisso is a kinase inhibitor used to treat patients with metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) T790M mutation-positive... Continue Reading

Orencia® (01-12-2016)

Class: Immunotherapy Generic Name: abatacept Trade Name: Orencia® For which conditions is this drug approved? Orencia is approved for use in adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This includes patients who have tried other medicines... Continue Reading

Obinutuzumab (01-7-2016)

Class: Biological therapy Generic Name: Obinutuzumab Trade Name: Gazyva® For which conditions is this drug approved? Gazyva is approved for the treatment of patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in combination with the... Continue Reading

Odomzo® (11-4-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Odomzo® Trade Name: Sonidegib For which conditions is this drug approved? Odomzo is approved for the treatment of adults with a type of skin cancer called basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Specifically, Odomzo is used... Continue Reading

Oswestry scale (10-6-2015) A simple questionnaire on low back pain used to measure the extent of disability as a consequence of pain ... Continue Reading

Osteochondromatosis (10-6-2015) Benign osseous and/or cartilaginous bodies typically occur near the end of bony (vertebral) and articular structures. Hereditary osteochondromatosis is associated with multiple osteochondromata which more commonly than not are asymptomatic ... Continue Reading

Osteoarthritis (10-6-2015) The most common form of arthritis. The lumbar spine is a frequent location for this pathology. Osteophytes are bony projections that form on spinal joints in response to the changes of osteoarthritis ... Continue Reading

Overall survival rate (08-21-2015)

The percentage of people in a study or treatment group who are still alive for a certain period of time after they were diagnosed with or started treatment for a disease, such as cancer. The overall survival rate is often stated as a five-year survival... Continue Reading

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