Tag «Priority review»

FDA approves first treatment Dupixent (Dupilumab) for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps

It’s only fair to share… The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) to treat adults with nasal polyps (growths on the inner lining of the sinuses) accompanied by chronic rhinosinusitis (prolonged inflammation of the sinuses and nasal cavity). This is the first treatment approved for inadequately controlled chronic rhinosinusis with nasal polyps. …

FDA approves first treatment Soliris (eculizumab) for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, a rare autoimmune disease of the central nervous system

It’s only fair to share… The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Soliris (eculizumab) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) in adult patients who are anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody positive. NMOSD is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that mainly affects the optic nerves and spinal …

FDA approves treatment Inrebic (fedratinib) for patients with rare bone marrow disorder

It’s only fair to share… FDA approves treatment Inrebic (fedratinib) for patients with rare bone marrow disorder Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Inrebic (fedratinib) capsules to treat adult patients with certain types of myelofibrosis. “Prior to today, there was one FDA-approved drug to treat patients with myelofibrosis, a rare bone marrow disorder. …

FDA approves new antibiotic Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia

It’s only fair to share… FDA approves new antibiotic  Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat community-acquired bacterial pneumonia The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xenleta (lefamulin) to treat adults with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. “This new drug provides another option for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a serious disease,” said Ed Cox, M.D., …

FDA approves new treatment Victoza (liraglutide) for pediatric patients with type 2 diabetes

It’s only fair to share…     The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for treatment of pediatric patients 10 years or older with type 2 diabetes. Victoza is the first non-insulin drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes in pediatric patients since metformin was approved for pediatric use in 2000. …

FDA approves new treatment for hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia

It’s only fair to share… The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new indication for the previously FDA-approved drug, Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) for the treatment of hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) in patients 18 years and older. The FDA initially approved Zerbaxa in 2014 to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections …

FDA approves first PI3K inhibitor Piqray (alpelisib) for breast cancer

It’s only fair to share… FDA approves first PI3K inhibitor for breast cancer syn https://newdrugapprovals.org/2018/06/25/alpelisib-byl-719/ Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Piqray (alpelisib) tablets, to be used in combination with the FDA-approved endocrine therapy fulvestrant, to treat postmenopausal women, and men, with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, PIK3CA-mutated, advanced …

FDA approves first treatment Ruzurgi (amifampridine) for children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder

It’s only fair to share… FDA approves first treatment Ruzurgi (amifampridine)  for children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ruzurgi (amifampridine) tablets for the treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) in patients 6 to less than 17 years of age. This is the first FDA …

First FDA-approved vaccine Dengvaxia for the prevention of dengue disease in endemic regions

It’s only fair to share… First FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of dengue disease in endemic regions May 01, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Dengvaxia, the first vaccine approved for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes (1, 2, 3 and 4) in people …

FDA approves first treatment Benlysta (belimumab) for pediatric patients with lupus

It’s only fair to share…   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Benlysta (belimumab) intravenous (IV) infusion for treatment of children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) – often referred to as simply “lupus” – a serious chronic disease that causes inflammation and damage to various body tissues and organs. This is the first …