The prescribing information for Lokelma® (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate; AstraZeneca) has been updated to include a dosing regimen to treat hyperkalemia in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on chronic hemodialysis.
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The FDA has granted Priority Review to dapagliflozin (Farxiga) for the treatment of new or worsening CKD.
The multicenter, event-driven, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial compared the effect of dapagliflozin to placebo on renal outcomes and cardiovascular mortality in patients with CKD.
The designation was granted based on results from the phase 3 DAPA-CKD trial, which was stopped early due to “overwhelming efficacy”.
The FDA has approved a new indication for Invokana (canagliflozin; Janssen) to reduce the risk of end-stage renal disease, doubling of serum creatinine, cardiovascular (CV) death, and hospitalization for heart failure (HF) in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and diabetic nephropathy with albuminuria >300mg/day.
The decision to stop the trial was made based on positive efficacy data following a recommendation from the study’s independent DMC.
EndoClot PHS is a single-use device consisting of a starch-based powder hemostat to control bleeding in the GI tract.
The following article is a part of conference coverage from the 2019 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (AIBD) Meeting, being held in Orlando, Florida. The team at MPR will be reporting on the latest news and research conducted by leading experts gastroenterology. Check back for more from the 2019 AIBD Meeting. Combination biologic therapy may…