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New Drug Approvals Archive - May 2003

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May 2003

May 5

Iressa (gefitinib) Tablets

Date of Approval: May 5, 2003
Company: AstraZeneca
Treatment for: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Iressa (gefitinib) is an anilinoquinazoline indicated as a monotherapy for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer after failure of both platinum-based and docetaxel chemotherapies.

May 13

Velcade (bortezomib) for Injection

Date of Approval: May 13, 2003
Company: Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Treatment for: Multiple Myeloma

Velcade is an antineoplastic agent indicated for the treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma.

October 15

Velcade (bortezomib)

Patient Population Altered: October 10, 2007

June 23

Velcade (bortezomib)

New Indication Approved: June 20, 2008

January 5

Velcade (bortezomib)

Labeling Revision Approved: December 30, 2009

January 24

Velcade (bortezomib)

New Dosage Regimen: January 23, 2012