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April 16, 2021 Audience: Consumers April 16, 2021 — Sanit Technologies LLC d/b/a Durisan announces a voluntary recall expansion of its Durisan Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizer, NonAlcohol products in various sizes listed to now include products that have not yet expired. The products are being recalled due to out of specification microbial contamination. The issue was
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PRINCETON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– April 16, 2021 Opdivo is the first and only immunotherapy in combination with chemotherapy to deliver superior overall survival versus chemotherapy alone in a trial of this patient population1 U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Opdivo® (nivolumab) in Combination with Chemotherapy for Patients with Advanced or Metastatic Gastric Cancer, Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer, and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, Regardless
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FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 13, 2021– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approval of Trodelvy (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for use in adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial cancer (UC) who have previously received a platinum-containing chemotherapy and either a programmed death receptor-1
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FDA Approves Nextstellis (drospirenone and estetrol) Oral Contraceptive for Birth Control 15 April 2021, Adelaide, Australia and Liege, Belgium: Mayne Pharma Group Limited (ASX: MYX) and Mithra Pharmaceuticals, SA (Euronext Brussels: MITRA) are very pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the New Drug Application (NDA) for the novel
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tisotumab vedotin Treatment for Cervical Cancer Genmab and Seagen Announce U.S. FDA Filing Acceptance for Priority Review of Tisotumab Vedotin Biologics License Application for Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Cervical Cancer COPENHAGEN, Denmark and BOTHELL, Wash.; April 09, 2021 – Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) and Seagen Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has
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South San Francisco, CA — April 12, 2021 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s supplemental Biologics License Application for Xolair (omalizumab) prefilled syringe for self-injection across all approved U.S. indications. Xolair is the only
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High blood pressure causes a lot of stress and tension on the heart and arteries (vessels carrying blood). Chronic high blood pressure, or hypertension that continues for a long period of time, can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels.1 This can result in problems with organs, such as the brain and kidneys, and
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FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 7, 2021– Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval to Trodelvy® (sacituzumab govitecan-hziy) for adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have received two or more prior systemic therapies, at least one of them for metastatic disease. The
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abrocitinib Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis Pfizer Announces Extension of Review of New Drug Application of Abrocitinib for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) April 07, 2021 — Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the priority review period for the New
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PARIS, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) in combination with carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd), for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received one to three prior lines of therapy. “In the Phase 3 IKEMA study, the addition
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April 2, 2021 Audience: Consumer, Patient, Health Professional, Pharmacy April 02, 2021 — Libertyville, IL, A-S Medication Solutions, LLM (ASM) is voluntarily recalling 198,350 bottles of Acetaminophen Extra Strength 500 mg Tablets, 100 ct. bottles (NDC# 50090-5350-0) contained in Health Essentials Kits distributed by Humana to its members. See the photo below. This recall is
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Amlodipine, sold under the brand name Norvasc among others, belongs to a class of medications called calcium channel blockers.1 Amlodipine is commonly prescribed to treat hypertension and a variety of conditions related to the cardiovascular system. How does amlodipine work, what is it used for, and what are the common side effects? Amlodipine, which is available
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FDA Approves Qelbree (viloxazine) for the Treatment of ADHD ROCKVILLE, Md., April 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Qelbree (viloxazine extended-release capsules) for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity
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udenafil Treatment for Single Ventricle Heart Disease Mezzion Announces Re-Submission of New Drug Application for its Orphan Drug Udenafil to Treat Patients who have undergone the Fontan Operation for Single Ventricle Heart Disease SEOUL, South Korea, March 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Mezzion Pharma Co. Ltd. (140410.KQ), announced today that it has re-submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (Nasdaq: KNSA) (Kiniksa), a biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of assets designed to modulate immunological pathways across a spectrum of diseases, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Arcalyst (rilonacept), a weekly, subcutaneously-injected, recombinant fusion protein that blocks interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1α)
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March 24, 2021 Audience: Consumer, Patient, Health Professional, Pharmacy March 24, 2021 — FDA Safety Communication Purpose: To inform the public and healthcare providers that FDA has required and approved safety labeling changes to the Prescribing Information for Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) to include a new warning about the risk for Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
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ublituximab Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia TG Therapeutics Completes Rolling Submission of Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Ublituximab in Combination with Ukoniq (umbralisib) as a Treatment for Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia NEW YORK, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: TGTX), today announced the completion
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KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) March 23, 2021 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic esophageal or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) (tumors with epicenter 1 to
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March 31, 2021 Audience: Patient, Health Professional, Pharmacy, Neurology, Cardiology, Psychiatry ISSUE: An FDA review of study findings showed a potential increased risk of heart rhythm problems, called arrhythmias, in patients with heart disease who are taking the seizure and mental health medicine Lamictal (lamotrigine). FDA wants to evaluate whether other medicines in the same
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atogepant Treatment for Migraine Prophylaxis U.S. FDA Accepts AbbVie’s New Drug Application for Atogepant for the Preventive Treatment of Migraine NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its New Drug Application (NDA) for atogepant, an investigational orally administered calcitonin gene-related peptide
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FDA Approves Roszet (rosuvastatin and ezetimibe) to Reduce LDL-C in Hyperlipidemia and Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Morristown, N.J. March 31, 2021 — Althera Pharmaceuticals, a company focused on heart health, today announced the FDA approval of Roszet (rosuvastatin and ezetimibe) tablets, as an adjunct to diet, for treatment of elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in adult
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March 31, 2021 Audience: Consumer, Patient, Health Professional, Pharmacy March 31, 2021 Weston, Florida – Apotex Corp is voluntarily recalling three (3) lots of Guanfacine Extended-Release Tablets 2mg to the consumer level due to trace amounts of Quetiapine Fumarate in one lot RX1663. Out of an abundance of caution, lots RX1662 and RX1664 are also included
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vadadustat Treatment for Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Failure Akebia Submits New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for Vadadustat for the Treatment of Anemia Due to Chronic Kidney Disease in Adult Patients on Dialysis and Not on Dialysis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company with the purpose of
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DUBLIN, March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a revised label for Vyxeos® (daunorubicin and cytarabine) to include a new indication to treat newly-diagnosed therapy-related acute myeloid leukemia (t-AML) or AML with myelodysplasia-related changes (AML-MRC) in pediatric patients aged one year and older. The approval of Vyxeos for this indication
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News FDA Alerts Namoo Enterprise LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of PremierZen Black 5000 Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sildenafil and Tadalafil March 26, 2021 Audience: Consumer March 26, 2021 — Little Ferry, NJ, Namoo Enterprise LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots within expiry of PremierZen Black 5000 capsules to the consumer level. FDA
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maralixibat Treatment for Cholestatic Pruritus in Patients with Alagille Syndrome Mirum Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application and Priority Review for Maralixibat in Alagille Syndrome FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 29, 2021– Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIRM) announced today that its New Drug Application (NDA) for maralixibat, an oral apical sodium dependent bile acid transporter (ASBT)
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Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of mortality worldwide.1 In recent years, the mortality associated with cardiovascular disease has decreased in developed countries, however, it is rising in developing countries where the use of preventative medication is lower.2 Cardiovascular disease refers to a range of diseases involving the heart and blood vessels. For example, coronary
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