Extavia Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved August 14th, 2009)
- Brand name: Extavia
- Generic name: interferon beta-1b
- Treatment for: Multiple Sclerosis
Extavia is a branded version of interferon beta-1b, a first-line disease-modifying therapy that has been a standard-of-care for multiple sclerosis for many years. Extavia is indicated for the treatment of MS patients with relapsing forms of the disease and for newly diagnosed patients.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Extavia
|Aug 17, 2009||US FDA Approves Extavia - the First in a New Portfolio of Planned MS Therapies from Novartis to Help Patients with This Devastating Disease|
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