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Pharmacy Bulletin 05-07-21

Pharmacy Bulletin 05-07-21

We share important prescription drug information to help you stay informed about updates concerning particular prescription medicines.

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Kloxxado™ (naloxone) – New drug approval

The FDA announced the approval of Hikma Pharmaceuticals’ Kloxxado (naloxone), for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or central nervous system depression, for adult and pediatric patients. April 30, 2021

Absorica® (isotretinoin) – First-time generic

Teva launched an AB-rated generic version of Sun’s Absorica (isotretinoin) capsules. April 30, 2021

Farxiga® (dapagliflozin) – New indication

The FDA announced the approval of AstraZeneca’s Farxiga (dapagliflozin), to reduce the risk of sustained estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) decline, end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), cardiovascular (CV) death, and hospitalization for heart failure in adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) at risk of progression. April 30, 2021

Ferriprox® (deferiprone) – New indication, expanded indication

Chiesi Global Rare Diseases announced the FDA approval of Ferriprox (deferiprone), for the treatment of transfusional iron overload in adult and pediatric patients 3 years of age and older with sickle cell disease or other anemias. May 1, 2021

Natroba® (spinosad) – New indication

The FDA approved ParaPRO’s Natroba (spinosad), for the topical treatment of scabies infestations in adult and pediatric patients 4 years of age and older. April 28, 2021