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New Drug Approvals Archive - May 2008

May 2008

OraVerse (phentolamine mesylate) Injection

Date of Approval: May 9, 2008
Company: Novalar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Treatment for: Reversal of Anesthesia

OraVerse is a dental anesthetic reversal agent that accelerates the return to normal sensation and function following dental procedures.

Read more: OraVerse (phentolamine mesylate) FDA Approval History

Entereg (alvimopan) Capsules

Date of Approval: May 20, 2008
Company: Adolor Corporation
Treatment for: Postoperative Ileus

Entereg (alvimopan) is a peripherally-acting mu opioid receptor antagonist used to help patients regain gastrointestinal (GI) function earlier following bowel resection surgery.

Read more: Entereg (alvimopan) FDA Approval History

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