Therapeutic Areas

The current Akrimax portfolio features differentiated products that offer a significant clinical benefit for patients.

Hypothyroidism

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According to recent estimates, more than 27 million adult Americans have been diagnosed with what is commonly called an “underactive thyroid” or hypothyroidism.² Hypothyroidism can have significant adverse health consequences. If untreated, hypothyroidism can raise blood cholesterol levels, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack or stroke.

Tirosint® (levothyroxine sodium)
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Angina Pectoris

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Angina pectoris is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort usually due to coronary artery disease. It occurs when the heart muscle doesn’t get as much blood, and therefore as much oxygen, as it needs. An estimated 9.1 million Americans suffer from angina pectoris.³

NitroMist® (Nitroglycerin Lingual Aerosol)
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Pain Management

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According to the Institute of Medicine, pain is a major reason for visits to physicians and healthcare providers and a major reason for taking medication.⁴

Primlev® (oxycodone/acetaminophen)
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References

  1. Go, A et al: “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics, 2013 Update – A Report From the American Heart Association”, Circulation, January, 2013; pp. e72
  2. Springer, G: “Thyroid Disease – Why This Epidemic?”; Personal Health Connections, 2011. Published online at www.personalhealthconnections.com/2011/thyroid-disease-why-this-epidemic/
  3. Bittner, V, “Angina Pectoris: Reversal of the Gender Gap”, Circulation, 2008;117:1505-1507
  4. Institute of Medicine; “Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education and Research”, June, 2011; Published online at www.iom.edu/Reports/2011/Relieving-Pain-in-America