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Natalia Reoutova, 07 Jan 2020

A prospective cohort study of mothers taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and their breastfed infants has found substantially lower AED concentrations in infant vs maternal blood, with nearly half of all obtained AED concentrations in nursing infants being less than the lower limit of quantification (LLoQ).

Natalia Reoutova, 07 Jan 2020

A large prospective Chinese cohort study has found long sleep duration (≥9 hours/night) and long mid-day napping (>90 minutes) to be significantly associated with a higher risk of ischaemic stroke.

13 Aug 2017
Patients with Down syndrome (DS) have lower blood concentrations of zinc, selenium and calcium, and higher blood cell levels of copper and zinc, according to a systematic review.

Original New Drug Application Approvals by US FDA (1 - 15 September 2018)

15 Sep 2018
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 1 - 15 September 2018 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.

TIGLUTIK
  • Active Ingredient(s): Riluzole
  • Strength: 50MG/ML
  • Dosage Form(s)/Route(s): Suspension; Oral
  • Company: Italfarmaco SpA
  • Approval Date: 09 Sep 2018
  • Submission Classification: Type 3 - New Dosage Form
  • Indication(s): Indicated for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Approved Label: 09 Sep 2018 (PDF)
CASSIPA
  • Active Ingredient(s): Buprenorphine; Naloxone
  • Strength: 16MG; 4MG
  • Dosage Form(s)/Route(s): Film; Buccal, Sublingual
  • Company: Teva Pharms USA Inc
  • Approval Date: 07 Sep 2018
  • Submission Classification: Type 5 - New Formulation or New Manufacturer
  • Indication(s): Indicated for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence
  • Approved Label: 07 Sep 2018 (PDF)
XELPROS
  • Active Ingredient(s): Lantanoprost
  • Strength: 0.005%
  • Dosage Form(s)/Route(s): Emulsion; Ophthalmic
  • Company: Sun Pharma Global
  • Approval Date: 12 Sep 2018
  • Submission Classification: Type 3 - New Dosage Form
  • Indication(s): Indicated for reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma, or ocular hypertension
  • Approved Label: 12 Sep 2018 (PDF)
LUMOXITI
  • Active Ingredient(s): Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk
  • Strength: 1MG/VIAL
  • Dosage Form(s)/Route(s): Injectable; Injection
  • Company: AstraZeneca AB
  • Approval Date: 13 Sep 2018
  • Submission Classification: Not available
  • Indication(s): Indicated for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory hairy cell leukemia (HCL) who received at least two prior systemic therapies, including treatment with a purine nucleoside analog (PNA)
  • Approved Label: 13 Sep 2018 (PDF)
SEIZALAM
  • Active Ingredient(s): Midazolam
  • Strength: 5MG/ML
  • Dosage Form(s)/Route(s): Injectable; Injection
  • Company: Meridian Medical Techn.
  • Approval Date: 14 Sep 2018
  • Submission Classification: Type 10 - New Indication Submitted as Distinct NDA - Not Consolidated
  • Indication(s): Not available
  • Approved Label: Not available
AJOVY
  • Active Ingredient(s): Fremanezumab-VFRM
  • Strength: 150MG/ML
  • Dosage Form(s)/Route(s): Injectable; Injection
  • Company: Teva Pharms USA
  • Approval Date: 14 Sep 2018
  • Submission Classification: Not available
  • Indication(s): Indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults
  • Approved Label: 14 Sep 2018 (PDF)
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Natalia Reoutova, 07 Jan 2020

A prospective cohort study of mothers taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and their breastfed infants has found substantially lower AED concentrations in infant vs maternal blood, with nearly half of all obtained AED concentrations in nursing infants being less than the lower limit of quantification (LLoQ).

Natalia Reoutova, 07 Jan 2020

A large prospective Chinese cohort study has found long sleep duration (≥9 hours/night) and long mid-day napping (>90 minutes) to be significantly associated with a higher risk of ischaemic stroke.

13 Aug 2017
Patients with Down syndrome (DS) have lower blood concentrations of zinc, selenium and calcium, and higher blood cell levels of copper and zinc, according to a systematic review.