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n°8

December 1993

Issue Contents
Editorial

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p.145-146

New Products


Phospholipid fraction extracted from porcine lung, suspension for intratracheal or intrabronchial instillation

p.147-149

Cilazapril tablets

p.149-150

Sufentanil preparations for injection

p.150-151

Moxisylyte preparations for injection (intracavernous route)

p.151-153

A detailed instruction leaflet for self-injection

p.152

Acetorphan capsules

p.154-155

Propranolol and bleeding from oesophageal varices

p.155-157

Cyclosporin and severe psoriasis

p.157-158

Cyclosporin and severe types of rheumatoid arthritis

p.158-159

Nephrotic syndrome: two distinct types

p.160

Cyclosporin: a second-line drug for nephrotic syndromes?

p.160-161

Cyclosporin: a major risk of drug interactions

p.161

Flunarizine in migraine prophylaxis

p.162-164

Omeprazole as prophylaxis of relapse of duodenal ulcers and severe oesophagitis

p.164-165

Adverse Effects


Serum sickness due to cefaclor

p.166

Withdrawal of moxisylyte tablets dosed at 120 mg

p.167

Systemic absorption of topical salicylates

p.167

Latex allergy

p.168-169

Skin cancer and PUVA therapy

p.169

Reviews


Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and human growth hormone: is this the beginning of another contamination saga?

p.170-174

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: an infectious form of subacute spongiform encephalopathy

p.172

Prions: a delayed risk

p.173

Cystic fibrosis in adults

p.175-177

Do regular inhaled beta 2 agonists aggravate asthma?

p.178-180

Hodgkin's disease in 1993

p.181-184

Excessive pharmaceutical advertising in French-speaking Africa

p.184-185

The limitations of bone densitometry in osteoporosis

p.186-187

Vasodilators in heart failure

p.190-191

Outlook


What future for highly premature babies?

p.188-189

Intrauterine devices: can be left in for at least 5 years

p.189

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