Evofem Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVFM) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Phexxi™ (lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate) vaginal gel for the prevention of pregnancy in females of reproductive potential for use as an on-demand method of contraception.
Mayo Clinic and collaborators today reported safety data on the first 5,000 hospitalized patients transfused with investigational convalescent plasma as part of the Food and Drug Administration’s national Expanded Access Program (EAP) for COVID-19. The early indicators suggest experimental convalescent plasma is safe in treating severely ill patients. At this time, convalescent plasma is the on...
Jul 23rd, 2020 - The Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to brexucabtagene autoleucel (TECARTUS, Kite, a Gilead Company), a CD19-directed genetically modified autologous T cell immunotherapy, for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma (MCL).
Jun 14th, 2020 - On June 15, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to lurbinectedin(ZEPZELCA, Pharma Mar S.A.) for adult patients with metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC) with disease progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy.
Jun 9th, 2020 - On June 10, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration approved nivolumab (OPDIVO, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.) for patients with unresectable advanced, recurrent or metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) after prior fluoropyrimidine- and platinum-based chemotherapy.
On May 29, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration approved ramucirumab (CYRAMZA, Eli Lilly and Company) in combination with erlotinib for first-line treatment of metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 19 deletions or exon 21 (L858R) mutations.
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug Veklury® (remdesivir) for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.
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Current and Resolved Drug Shortages and Discontinuations Reported to FDA
WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2020-- Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases of the eye, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EYSUVIS (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic suspension) 0.25% for the short-term (up to two...
The National Academy for State Health Policy (NAHSP)
A number of states have enacted drug pricing transparency laws requiring drug supply chain entities such as manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers, health plans, and others to report information explaining high price increases and high-priced new drugs. This chart compares states’ transparency laws, each tab provides an overview of required reporting from specific supply chain entities. To le...
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This report displays final approvals and tentative approvals of original and supplemental applications for the two weeks beginning on the earliest date listed below. Some approvals may be added to the Drugs@FDA database after this timespan. For comprehensive approval reports, please use the monthly "All Approvals" report on Drugs@FDA.
Apr 28th, 2020 - The Food and Drug Administration approved niraparib (ZEJULA, GlaxoSmithKline) for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in a complete or partial response to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy.
May 5th, 2020 - On May 6, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to capmatinib (TABRECTA, Novartis) for adult patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have a mutation that leads to mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) exon 14 skipping as detected by an FDA-approved test.
INDICATIONS AND USAGE. ACTIQ® oral transmucosal lozenge, CII is indicated for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients 16 years of age
Brentuximab vedotin is an antibody-drug conjugate medication used to treat relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma.
ASTAGRAF XL, the once-daily anti-rejection drug for kidney transplant patients. Please see complete Prescribing Information, including boxed warning.
BELBUCA® (Buprenorphine) is the first oral formulation of buprenorphine proven to deliver consistent analgesia and tolerability. Rethink Relief.
CETRAXAL is the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Ciprofloxacin single agent prescription ototopical antibiotic approved for the treatment of acute otitis externa in adults and children 1 year and older in the United States. CETRAXAL individual dosing vials make it easy for accurate dosing.
Busulfan Injection is an alkylating drug indicated for: Use in combination with cyclophosphamide as a conditioning regimen prior to allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML)