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FDA Approves Teva’s Granix (tbo-filgrastim) Injection for Self-Administration

Posted 24 Dec 2014 by Drugs.com

JERUSALEM, December 23, 2014--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Granix (tbo-filgrastim) Injection for self-administration by patients and caregivers. With the approval of this additional administration option, physicians will soon have the flexibility to prescribe Granix for either in-office or at home use. “This new administration option demonstrates Teva’s continued commitment to enhancing the patient experience by providing patients, in partnership with their physician, with flexibility in their treatment regimen” Granix, a leukocyte growth factor, is indicated for reduction in the duration of severe neutropenia in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anticancer drugs associated with a clinically significant incidence of febrile neutropenia. Grani ... Read more

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