Da Hee Han, PharmD, Author at MPR

Da Hee Han, PharmD

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Novel Non-Stimulant Weight Management Aid Cleared by FDA

Gelesis announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Plenity (Gelesis100) to aid in weight management for overweight and obese adults, in conjunction with diet and exercise. Available in capsule form, Plenity, a non-systemic, superabsorbent hydrogel, is intended for use in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 25–40kg/m2 and is taken…

Keytruda Gains Expanded Monotherapy Indication for First-Line Treatment of NSCLC

Merck announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda (pembrolizumab) as monotherapy for the first-line treatment of patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who are not candidates for surgical resection or definitive chemoradiation, or metastatic NSCLC, and whose tumors express PD-L1 (tumor proportion score [TPS] ≥1%) as determined by an FDA-approved test, with no EGFR or ALK genomic tumor aberrations.