Hematologic Disorders Archives - MPR

Hematologic Disorders

Biosimilar Nyvepria Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nyvepria™ (pegfilgrastim-apgf; Pfizer), a biosimilar to Neulasta (pegfilgrastim; Amgen). Nyvepria, a leukocyte growth factor, is indicated to decrease the incidence of infection, as manifested by febrile neutropenia, in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anticancer drugs associated with a clinically significant incidence of febrile neutropenia. The approval…