Exjade Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved November 2nd, 2005)
  • Brand name: Exjade
  • Generic name: deferasirox
  • Company: Novartis
  • Treatment for: Hemosiderosis, Hemochromatosis

Exjade (deferasirox) is a once-daily oral iron chelator approved for the treatment of chronic iron overload due to blood transfusions, and non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia.

FDA Approval History for Exjade

DateArticle
Jan 23, 2013Approval FDA Approves Exjade to Remove Excess Iron in Patients with Genetic Blood Disorder
Nov  2, 2005Approval Exjade Novartis - Treatment for Chronic Iron Overload Due to Blood Transfusions
Sep 29, 2005FDA Advisory Committee Votes Unanimously to Recommend Approval of Exjade for Once-Daily Oral Treatment of Chronic Iron Overload Due to Blood Transfusions
Jun 22, 2005FDA Grants Priority Review for Exjade for the Treatment of Chronic Iron Overload Due to Blood Transfusions
May  3, 2005Novartis Files Exjade New Drug Applications for Treatment of Chronic Iron Overload Due to Blood Transfusions

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