Macugen Approval History
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved December 17, 2004)
Brand name: Macugen
Generic name: pegaptanib
Dosage form: Ophthalmic Injection
Company: Eyetech / Pfizer Inc
Treatment for: Macular Degeneration
Macugen (pegaptanib) is a selective vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonist indicated for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease associated with aging that destroys central vision.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Macugen
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