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New Drug Approvals Archive - April 2012

April 2012

Amyvid (florbetapir F 18) Injection

Date of Approval: April 6, 2012
Company: Eli Lilly and Company and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Treatment for: Diagnostic

Amyvid (florbetapir F 18) is a radioactive diagnostic agent used for brain imaging of beta-amyloid plaques in patients who are being evaluated for Alzheimer's Disease and other causes of cognitive decline.

Stendra (avanafil) Tablets

Date of Approval: April 27, 2012
Company: Vivus, Inc.
Treatment for: Erectile Dysfunction

Stendra (avanafil) is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED).

Levaquin (levofloxacin)

New Indication Approved: April 27, 2012

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