FDA APPROVED DRUGS (JAN 2017 to MAY 2017)

Dermatology

Bavencio (avelumab) ; EMD Serono/Pfizer; For the treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma , Approved March 2017

Dupixent (dupilumab); Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of atopic dermatitis, Approved March 2017

Rhofade (oxymetazoline hydrochloride); Allergan; For the treatment of facial erythema associated with rosacea, Approved January 2017

Siliq (brodalumab); Valeant Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of plaque psoriasis , Approved February 2017

Endocrinology

Parsabiv (etelcalcetide); Amgen; For the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis, Approved February 2017

Qtern (dapagliflozin and saxagliptin) ; AstraZeneca; For the treatment of inadequately controlled type II diabetes , Approved February 2017

Family Medicine

Qtern (dapagliflozin and saxagliptin) ; AstraZeneca; For the treatment of inadequately controlled type II diabetes , Approved February 2017

Trulance (plecanatide); Synergy Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic constipation, Approved January 2017

Gastroenterology

Symproic (naldemedine); Shionogi; For the treatment of opioid-induced constipation, Approved March 2017

Trulance (plecanatide); Synergy Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of adults with chronic idiopathic constipation, Approved January 2017

Xermelo (telotristat ethyl); Lexicon Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, Approved February 2017

Genetic Disease

Brineura (cerliponase alfa); BioMarin; For the treatment of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 , Approved April 2017

Hematology

Rydapt (midostaurin); Novartis; For the treatment of FLT3 positive acute myeloid leukemia and mastocytosis , Approved April 2017

Immunology

Ocrevus (ocrelizumab); Genentech; For the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Approved March 2017

Zerviate (cetirizine ophthalmic solution 0.24%); NicOx; For the treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis, Approved May 2017

Musculoskeletal

Brineura (cerliponase alfa); BioMarin; For the treatment of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 , Approved April 2017

Emflaza (deflazacort); Marathon Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Approved  February 2017





Kevzara (sarilumab); Sanofi ; For the treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis, Approved May 2017

Ocrevus (ocrelizumab); Genentech; For the treatment of multiple sclerosis, Approved March 2017

Tymlos (abaloparatide) ; Radius Health; For the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture, Approved April 2017

Nephrology

Parsabiv (etelcalcetide); Amgen; For the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis, Approved February 2017

Neurology

Austedo (deutetrabenazine) ; Teva Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington’s disease, Approved April 2017

Brineura (cerliponase alfa); BioMarin; For the treatment of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 , Approved April 2017

Ingrezza (valbenazine); Neurocrine Biosciences; For the treatment of tardive dyskinesia, Approved April 2017

Radicava (edaravone); Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma; For the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , Approved May 2017

Xadago (safinamide); Newron Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, Approved March 2017

Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)

Kisqali (ribociclib); Novartis; For the treatment of breast cancer, Approved March 2017

Tymlos (abaloparatide) ; Radius Health; For the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture, Approved April 2017





Zejula (niraparib); Tesaro; For the treatment of recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer , Approved March 2017

Oncology

Alunbrig (brigatinib); Ariad Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of advanced ALK-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, Approved April 2017

Bavencio (avelumab) ; EMD Serono/Pfizer; For the treatment of Merkel cell carcinoma , Approved March 2017

Imfinzi (durvalumab); AstraZeneca; For the treatment of advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma, Approved May 2017

Kisqali (ribociclib); Novartis; For the treatment of breast cancer, Approved March 2017

Rydapt (midostaurin); Novartis; For the treatment of FLT3 positive acute myeloid leukemia and mastocytosis , Approved April 2017

Xermelo (telotristat ethyl); Lexicon Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, Approved February 2017

Zejula (niraparib); Tesaro; For the treatment of recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer , Approved March 2017

Ophthalmology

Zerviate (cetirizine ophthalmic solution 0.24%); NicOx; For the treatment of ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis, Approved May 2017

Pediatrics/Neonatology

Brineura (cerliponase alfa); BioMarin; For the treatment of late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 , Approved April 2017

Emflaza (deflazacort); Marathon Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Approved February 2017

Rheumatology

Kevzara (sarilumab); Sanofi ; For the treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis, Approved May 2017

Urology

Imfinzi (durvalumab); AstraZeneca; For the treatment of advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma, Approved May 2017