Velphoro Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved November 27th, 2013)
  • Brand name: Velphoro
  • Generic name: sucroferric oxyhydroxide
  • Company: Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma
  • Treatment for: Hyperphosphatemia of Renal Failure

Velphoro (sucroferric oxyhydroxide) is a chewable, iron-based phosphate binder for the control of serum phosphorus levels in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on dialysis.

FDA Approval History for Velphoro

DateArticle
Nov 30, 2013Approval Velphoro Receives US FDA Approval for the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients on Dialysis

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