Docetaxel Non-Alcohol Formula Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 22nd, 2015)
- Brand name: Docetaxel Non-Alcohol Formula
- Dosage form: Injection
- Company: Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Treatment for: Breast Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer
Docetaxel Injection, Non-Alcohol Formula is an alcohol-free formulation of docetaxel for use in the treatment of patients with breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer, gastric adenocarcinoma, and head and neck cancer.The approval of a non-alcohol formula follows a warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advising patients and healthcare professionals that intravenous docetaxel formulations (Taxotere, Docefrez and generics) contain ethanol (alcohol), which may cause patients to experience intoxication or feel drunk during and after treatment.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Docetaxel Non-Alcohol Formula
|Dec 28, 2015||Teikoku Pharma USA, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Docetaxel Injection, Non-Alcohol Formula|
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