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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A recently published report describes the case of a 62-year-old patient who experienced rare but serious central nervous system (CNS) side effects following the initiation of gabapentin therapy.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a labeling update for Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide; Gilead Sciences) to include dosage information regarding its use in adults with end-stage renal disease (ESRD; CrCl <15mL/min) who are receiving chronic hemodialysis.
A study has found that elderly patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) can reduce their chances of developing shingles by half if they receive the shingles vaccine.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals announced top-line results from the long-term Phase 3 study of Zerenex (ferric citrate), for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorus levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis.
The FDA has granted Priority Review to dapagliflozin (Farxiga) for the treatment of new or worsening CKD.
The designation was granted based on results from the phase 3 DAPA-CKD trial, which was stopped early due to “overwhelming efficacy”.
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 decision to stop the trial was made based on positive efficacy data following a recommendation from the study’s independent DMC.
The FDA has approved updated labeling for Epclusa (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir), Harvoni (ledipasvir/sofosbuvir) and Vosevi (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir) to include updated information regarding treatment of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who have severe renal impairment including those with end stage renal disease who are on dialysis.