Physician Explores Gout Treatment OptionsAs seen in Chain Drug Review | May 15, 2017 MIAMI — Gout is an extremely painful form of inflammatory arthritis and the most common form of this type of arthritis in men, according to Dr. Gary Myerson, a founding fellow of the American College of Rheumatology....
The Difference Between Topical and Transdermal MedicationsWhite Paper by Robert L. Wilbur, Pharm.D., CPh | Executive Director, Medical Affairs, Gensco Pharma Abstract Topical medications are widely used as prescription or over the counter (OTC) treatments for a variety of conditions. Though, their use is common, there exists...
Advances in Treatment of Painful Woundsby Marc Alan Brenner, DPM, The Institute for Diabetic Foot Research As seen in Podiatry Management | November 2016 Wound management is one of the most common aspects of podiatric practice. The etiology of the wound may vary from post-surgical, traumatic, or disease...
Gensco’s Astero hydrogel alleviates diabetic foot ulcers
As seen in Chain Drug Review’s Diabetes Care Report.
Approximately 15% of people with diabetes suffer from foot ulcers, and treating them properly can be challenging for the patient. However, failure to do so, with resulting infection, carries the danger of eventual amputation.
A Review and Case Study of Astero® (Lidocaine HCl 4%), a New Prescription Hydrogel for Painful Wounds
By Marc A. Brenner, DPM | Podiatry Management, Clinical Innovations, The Diabetic Foot.
Wound pain has numerous, often interlinked, causes that may relate to the initial injury, the inflammatory response or infection. Pain may also result from interventions, such as dressing removal, cleansing, debridement, compression therapy, or topical treatments. Pain as a result of trauma, particularly during the dressing change procedure, has been described by patients as the worst part of dealing with a wound.1