New Drug Product Slideshows

Beleodaq

Relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL)

Qudexy XR

Initial monotherapy and adjunct in partial onset or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

Zontivity

To reduce thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) or with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Entyvio

Moderately-to-severely active ulcerative colitis.

Evzio

Emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or CNS depression.

Orenitram

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) in patients with WHO functional Class II–III symptoms, to improve exercise capacity.

Zykadia

Treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer who have progressed on or are intolerant to crizotinib.

Purixan

Maintenance therapy of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) as part of a combination regimen.

New Products

BELEODAQ

  • 8/17/2014
  • Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Belinostat 500mg; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV inj after reconstitution and dilution.
  • Relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL).
QUDEXY XR

QUDEXY XR

  • 8/10/2014
  • UpsherSmith Laboratories, Inc.
  • Topiramate 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 150mg, 200mg; ext-rel caps.
  • Initial monotherapy and adjunct in partial onset or primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Adjunct in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
ZONTIVITY

ZONTIVITY

  • 8/3/2014
  • Merck Co., Inc.
  • Vorapaxar 2.08mg (equivalent to 2.5mg of vorapaxar sulfate); tablets.
  • To reduce thrombotic cardiovascular events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) or with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
ENTYVIO

ENTYVIO

  • 7/27/2014
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
  • Vedolizumab 300mg; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Moderately-to-severely active ulcerative colitis: to induce and maintain clinical response and remission, to improve endoscopic mucosa appearance, and to achieve corticosteroid-free remission in adults who have had an inadequate or lost response with, or were intolerant to a TNF blocker or immunomodulator; or had an inadequate response with, were intolerant to, or dependent on corticosteroids. Moderately-to-severely active Crohn’s disease: to achieve clinical response and remission, and corticosteroid-free remission in adults who have had inadequate response with, or were intolerant to a TNF blocker or immunomodulator; or had an inadequate response with, were intolerant to, or dependent on corticosteroids.
EVZIO

EVZIO

  • 7/20/2014
  • kaleo, Inc.
  • Naloxone HCl 0.4mg/0.4mL; soln in a prefilled auto-injector for IM or SC inj; latex-free.
  • Emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or CNS depression.

ORENITRAM

  • 7/13/2014
  • United Therapeutics Corp.
  • Treprostinil 0.125mg, 0.25mg, 1mg, 2.5mg; ext-rel osmotic tabs.
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) in patients with WHO functional Class II–III symptoms, to improve exercise capacity.

ZYKADIA

  • 7/6/2014
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • Ceritinib 150mg; hard gel caps.
  • Treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have progressed on or are intolerant to crizotinib. Not established for improvement in survival or disease-related symptoms.
PURIXAN

PURIXAN

  • 6/29/2014
  • Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Mercaptopurine (6-MP) 20mg/mL; oral suspension; contains fruit extract, aspartame.
  • Maintenance therapy of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) as part of a combination regimen.
SYLVANT

SYLVANT

  • 6/22/2014
  • Janssen Biotech, Inc.
  • Siltuximab 100mg, 400mg; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Multicentric Castleman’s disease (MCD) in adults who are human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) negative and human herpesvirus-8 (HHV-8) negative. Limitation of use: not studied in patients with MCD who are HIV positive or HHV-8 positive.

ALPROLIX

  • 6/15/2014
  • Biogen Idec, Inc.
  • Coagulation Factor IX (recombinant), Fc Fusion Protein 500 IU, 1000 IU, 2000 IU, 3000 IU; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV inj after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Prevention and control of bleeding in hemophilia B. Perioperative management in hemophilia B. Routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding in hemophilia B.
RAGWITEK

RAGWITEK

  • 6/8/2014
  • Merck Co., Inc.
  • Short ragweed pollen allergen extract (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) 12 Amb a 1-Unit; sublingual tablets.
  • Short ragweed pollen-induced allergic rhinitis, with or without conjunctivitis, confirmed by (+) skin test or in vitro testing for pollen-specific IgE antibodies. Not for immediate relief of allergic symptoms.
HETLIOZ

HETLIOZ

  • 5/30/2014
  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Tasimelteon 20mg; hard gelatin capsules.
  • Treatment of non-24-hour sleep-wake disorder (Non-24).
GRASTEK

GRASTEK

  • 5/25/2014
  • Merck Co., Inc.
  • Timothy grass pollen allergen extract 2800 bioequivalent allergy units (BAUs); sublingual tablets.
  • Grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis, with or without conjunctivitis, confirmed by (+) skin test or in vitro testing for pollen-specific IgE antibodies. Not for immediate relief of allergic symptoms.
ORALAIR

ORALAIR

  • 5/18/2014
  • GREER Laboratories, Inc.
  • Sweet Vernal, Orchard, Perennial Rye, Timothy, and Kentucky Blue Grass mixed pollens allergen extract 100 IR (index of reactivity), 300 IR; sublingual tablets.
  • Grass pollen-induced allergic rhinitis, with or without conjunctivitis, confirmed by a (+) skin test or in vitro testing for pollen-specific IgE antibodies. Not for immediate relief of allergic symptoms.

XARTEMIS XR

  • 5/11/2014
  • Mallinckrodt, Inc.
  • Oxycodone HCl, acetaminophen 7.5mg/325mg; bilayer ext-rel tabs.
  • Acute pain severe enough to require opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. Limitations of use: reserve for use in patients for whom alternative treatment options (eg, non-opioid analgesics) are ineffective, not tolerated, or would be otherwise inadequate.

MYALEPT

  • 5/4/2014
  • BristolMyers Squibb and AstraZeneca
  • Metreleptin 11.3mg; per vial; lyophilized pwd for SC inj after reconstitution (with BWFI or WFI).
  • Adjunct to diet as replacement therapy to treat leptin deficiency complications in patients with congenital or acquired generalized ­lipodystrophy. Limitations of Use: Safety and efficacy for treating partial lipodystrophy complications, or liver disease, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) have not been established. Not for use in HIV-related lipodystrophy or metabolic disease, including diabetes mellitus and hypertriglyceridemia, without concurrent evidence of congenital or acquired generalized lipodystrophy.
APTIOM

APTIOM

  • 4/27/2014
  • Sunovion
  • Eslicarbazepine acetate 200mg+, 400mg, 600mg+, 800mg+; (+) scored tabs.
  • Adjunctive treatment of partial-onset seizures.
OTEZLA

OTEZLA

  • 4/20/2014
  • Celgene Corp
  • Apremilast 10mg, 20mg, 30mg; tablets.
  • Treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis.
ANORO ELLIPTA

ANORO ELLIPTA

  • 4/13/2014
  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals
  • Umeclidinium 62.5mcg, vilanterol 25mcg; per ­inhalation; dry powder for oral inhalation.
  • Long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in COPD, including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Limitations of use: not indicated for relief of acute bronchospasm or for treatment of asthma.
TRETTEN

TRETTEN

  • 4/6/2014
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Coagulation Factor XIII A-Subunit (recombinant) 2000–3125 IU; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV inj after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Routine prophylaxis of bleeding in patients with congenital factor XIII (FXIII) A-subunit deficiency. Limitations of use: not for use in patients with congenital factor XIII B-subunit deficiency.