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FDA Approves tbo-filgrastim for Severe Neutropenia in Certain Cancer Patients

Posted 29 Aug 2012 by Drugs.com

August 29, 2012 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Sicor Biotech’s tbo-filgrastim to reduce the time certain patients receiving cancer chemotherapy experience severe neutropenia, a decrease in infection-fighting white blood cells called neutrophils. Tbo-filgrastim is intended for use in adults who have cancers other than blood or bone marrow cancers (non-myeloid m ...

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