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FDA Approves Symbiomix Therapeutics’ Solosec (secnidazole) Oral Granules for the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis in Adult Women

Posted 18 Sep 2017 by Drugs.com

NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE) September 18, 2017 --Symbiomix Therapeutics today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Solosec (secnidazole) 2g oral granules for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in adult women. Solosec is a potent, next-generation, 5-nitroimidazole antibiotic with enhanced pharmacokinetic properties that enable delivery in a single dose that’s ...

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All

Posted 28 Oct 2014 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Oct. 28, 2014 – A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of vaginosis, a vaginal infection that's especially common in younger women. The findings counter other research that suggests higher vitamin D levels could boost the immune system as it tries to fight off the infection, according to background information in the study. "Earlier studies ...

Actavis and Valeant Announce FDA Approval for Metronidazole 1.3%

Posted 25 Mar 2014 by Drugs.com

DUBLIN and LAVAL, Quebec, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for Metronidazole 1.3% Vaginal Gel, an antibiotic for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV). Actavis acquired the rights to ...

Petroleum Jelly Tied to Vaginal Infection Risk in Study

Posted 8 Mar 2013 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, March 8 – Women who use petroleum jelly vaginally may put themselves at risk of a common infection called bacterial vaginosis, a small study suggests. Prior studies have linked douching to ill effects, including bacterial vaginosis, and an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases and pelvic inflammatory disease. But little research has been conducted on the possible effects of ...

Bacterial Vaginosis Increases Female-to-Male HIV Transmission Risk

Posted 26 Jun 2012 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, June 26 – HIV-positive women with bacterial vaginosis, a disruption in the normal balance between healthy and harmful bacteria in the vagina, are three times more likely to pass HIV on to male sexual partners, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco, said new developments in treatment for bacterial vaginosis could not only improve women's ...

Study Redefines What a Healthy Vagina Is

Posted 2 May 2012 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, May 2 – Bacteria that live normally in the vagina differ from woman to woman and can even change dramatically in short periods of time in the same woman, a new analysis reveals. The findings are likely to alter the one-size-fits-all diagnosis and treatment of vaginal infections that currently prevails among obstetricians and gynecologists. "This certainly changes the diagnosis, ...

Birth Control May Help Ward Off Bacterial Vaginosis

Posted 16 Dec 2009 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, July 30 – Women who are prone to the common vaginal infection, bacterial vaginosis, are less likely to have a recurrence if they take hormonal contraception, whether it be birth control pills or Depo-Provera injections, new research suggests. In the study, researchers examined medical records for 330 women with a mean age of nearly 25 who visited two sexually transmitted disease ...

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