New Drug Product Slideshows

Striverdi Respimat

Long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.

Northera

Orthostatic dizziness, lightheadedness, or the "feeling that you are about to black out" in adults with symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH) caused by primary autonomic failure, dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency, and non-diabetic autonomic neuropathy.

Kerydin

Treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail(s) due to Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.

Jardiance

Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Limitations of use: not for treating type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.

Invokamet

Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who are not adequately controlled on a regimen containing metformin or canagliflozin or who are already being treated with both canagliflozin and metformin.

Jublia

Treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail(s) due to Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.

Dalvance

Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by susceptible Gram (+) organisms.

Tanzeum

Adjunct to diet and exercise, to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

New Products

STRIVERDI RESPIMAT

  • 10/19/2014
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
  • Olodaterol 2.5mcg; per actuation; inhalation spray; contains benzalkonium chloride.
  • Long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Limitations of use: not for treating asthma or acute deteriorations of COPD.

NORTHERA

  • 10/12/2014
  • Lundbeck Inc.
  • Droxidopa 100mg, 200mg, 300mg+; capsules; (+) contains tartrazine.
  • Orthostatic dizziness, lightheadedness, or the "feeling that you are about to black out" in adults with symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH) caused by primary autonomic failure (Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, and pure autonomic failure), dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency, and non-diabetic autonomic neuropathy.
KERYDIN

KERYDIN

  • 10/5/2014
  • Sandoz
  • Tavaborole 5%; topical soln; contains alcohol.
  • Treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail(s) due to Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
JARDIANCE

JARDIANCE

  • 9/28/2014
  • Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly
  • Empagliflozin 10mg, 25mg; tablets.
  • Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Limitations of use: not for treating type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.
INVOKAMET

INVOKAMET

  • 9/21/2014
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Canagliflozin, metformin HCl 50mg/500mg, 50mg/1000mg, 150mg/500mg, 150mg/1000mg; tablets.
  • Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who are not adequately controlled on a regimen containing metformin or canagliflozin or who are already being treated with both canagliflozin and metformin. Limitations of use: not for treating type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.

JUBLIA

  • 9/14/2014
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc
  • Efinaconazole 10%; topical soln; contains alcohol.
  • Treatment of onychomycosis of the toenail(s) due to Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
DALVANCE

DALVANCE

  • 9/7/2014
  • Durata Therapeutics
  • Dalbavancin 500mg; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by the following susceptible Gram (+) organisms: Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA and MSSA), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, and Streptococcus anginosus Group (including Streptococcus anginosus, Streptococcus intermedius, Streptococcus constellatus).

TANZEUM

  • 8/31/2014
  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals
  • Albiglutide [recombinant fusion protein] 30mg, 50mg; per Pen; lyophilized pwd for SC inj after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Adjunct to diet and exercise, to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Limitations of use: not recommended as first-line treatment for patients inadequately controlled on diet and exercise. Not studied in combination with prandial insulin or with history of pancreatitis. Not for treating type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. Not a substitute for insulin. Not recommended in patients with pre-existing severe GI disease.
SIVEXTRO

SIVEXTRO

  • 8/24/2014
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Tedizolid phosphate 200mg; tablets; and lyophilized pwd for IV infusion after reconstitution; preservative-free.
  • Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) caused by the following susceptible Gram (+) organisms: Staphylococcus aureus (including MRSA and MSSA), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus anginosus Group (including Streptococcus anginosus, Streptococcus intermedius, and Streptococcus constellatus), and Enterococcus faecalis.

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.