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Original New Drug Application Approvals by US FDA (01 - 15 July 2019)

15 Jul 2019
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 01 - 15 July 2019 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.

XPOVIO
  • Active Ingredient(s): Selinexor
  • Strength: 20 mg
  • Dosage Form(s) / Route(s): Tablet; oral
  • Company: Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc.
  • Approval Date: 03 July 2019
  • Submission Classification: Type 1 - New Molecular Entity
  • Indication(s): Indicated in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received at least four prior therapies and whose disease is refractory to at least two proteasome inhibitors, at least two immunomodulatory agents, and an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody.
  • Approved Label03 July 2019 (PDF)

KATERZIA
  • Active Ingredient(s): Amlodipine benzoate
  • Strength: 1 mg/mL
  • Dosage Form(s) / Route(s): Suspension; oral
  • Company: Silvergate Pharms
  • Approval Date: 08 July 2019
  • Submission Classification: Type 5 - New Formulation or New Manufacturer
  • Indication(s): May be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive and antianginal agents for the treatment of:
    • Hypertension: indicated for the treatment of hypertension in adults and children 6 years and older, to lower blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events, primarily stroke and myocardial infarctions.
    • Coronary Artery Disease: Chronic Stable Angina; Vasospastic Angina (Prinzmetal's or Variant Angina); Angiographically Documented Coronary Artery Disease in patients without heart failure or an ejection fraction <40%.
  • Approved Label08 July 2019 (PDF)
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Most Read Articles
6 days ago
Treatment with nebivolol yields more favourable changes in 24-hour, intradialytic and daytime systolic and diastolic blood pressure variability in patients with intradialytic hypertension, a study has found.
Stephen Padilla, 25 Jul 2019
Nonvitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) appear to confer more clinical benefits to elderly patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) than vitamin K antagonist anticoagulants (VKAs), suggests a study, adding that this is primarily driven by the lower rates of major bleeding.
25 Jul 2019
Adding a third drug to achieve the target blood pressure (BP) seems to be more effective than increasing the dose of existing dual therapy without any increase in adverse events, suggest the results of a meta-analysis, adding that early use of triple therapy can help improve hypertension control.
05 Aug 2019
Use of alpha blockers in the treatment of hypertension in women is associated with an increased risk of hypotension and related events as compared with other blood pressure-lowering drugs, as reported in a recent study.