To reduce elevated total-C, LDL-C, Apo B, TG, and non-HDL-C, and to increase HDL-C in primary (heterozygous familial and non-familial) or mixed hyperlipidemia. To reduce elevated total-C and LDL-C in homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), as an adjunct to other lipid-lowering treatments (eg, LDL apheresis) or if such treatments are unavailable.
Limitations of use: No incremental benefit on cardiovascular morbidity/mortality over and above that demonstrated for atorvastatin has been established. Not studied in Fredrickson type I, III, IV, and V dyslipidemias.
Multiple myeloma, in patients who have received at least two prior therapies (including lenalidomide and bortezomib), and have shown disease progression on or within 60 days of completion of the last therapy. Clinical benefit, such as improvement in survival or symptoms, has not been verified.
Mipomersen sodium 200mg/mL; soln for SC inj; preservative-free.
Adjunct to lipid-lowering medications and diet to reduce low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C), apolipoprotein B (Apo B), total cholesterol (TC), and non-high density lipoprotein-cholesterol (non HDL-C) in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).
Ado-trastuzumab emtansine 100mg, 160mg; per vial; powder; for IV infusion after reconstitution.
Treatment in patients with HER2-positive (+), metastatic breast cancer (MBC) who previously received trastuzumab and a taxane, separately or in combination. Patients should have either: received prior therapy for metastatic disease or developed disease recurrence during or within
6 months of completing adjuvant therapy.
Varicella zoster immune globulin (human) 125 IU; per vial; lyophilized pwd for IM inj after reconstitution; contains <250mg of total protein (mostly human IgG), <40mcg/mL of IgA; preservative- and mercury-free.
Postexposure prophylaxis of varicella in high risk individuals (include immunocompromised children and adults, newborns of mothers with varicella shortly before or after delivery, premature infants, neonates and infants <1 year old, adults without evidence of immunity, pregnant women). To reduce severity of varicella.
Chronic, accelerated, or blast phase chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) that is resistant or intolerant to prior tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy. Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia (Ph+ ALL) that is resistant or intolerant to prior TKI therapy.
Adjunct to diet to reduce triglyceride (TG) levels in adult patients with severe (≥500mg/dL) hypertriglyceridemia.
Limitations of use:
The effect of Vascepa on the risk for pancreatitis in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia has not been determined.
The effect of Vascepa on cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia has not been determined.