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Zolinza FDA Approval History

FDA Approved: Yes (First approved October 6, 2006)
Brand name: Zolinza
Generic name: vorinostat
Dosage form: Capsules
Company: Merck & Co., Inc.
Treatment for: Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

Zolinza (vorinostat) is a histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor for the treatment of cutaneous manifestations in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, who have progressive, persistent or recurrent disease on or following two systemic therapies.

Development timeline for Zolinza

Oct  6, 2006Approval Zolinza Merck & Co., Inc. - Treatment for Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
Jun  7, 2006Zolinza, Merck's Investigational Medicine for Advanced Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL), to Receive Priority Review from U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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