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Wyeth-Ayerst Polymagma (attapulgite)

July 1995

Vol 13 Issue 7 This month: Wyeth-Ayerst's promotion of Polymagma (attapulgite) for diarrhoea direct to the public in the Philippines. Follow-up on antidiarrhoeals. Reports on results of letters to: Labofarma, Brazilian branch of Degussa Laboratories about the promotion of Ftalomicina (neomycin, streptomycin, phthalylsulfathiazole etc.) for diarrhoea in Brazil. Searle re promotion of Diodoquin (iodoquinol) and Lomotil (diphenozylate/atropine) Upjohn re promotion of Kaopectato/Kaopectate (kaolin & pectin) in Portugal and the Philippines Doms-Adrian re promotion of Dialyl (phthalylsulfathiazole and nifuroxazide) in Africa.



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