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New Drug Approvals Archive - January 2021

See also: New Indications and Dosage Forms for January 2021

January 2021

Verquvo (vericiguat) Tablets

Date of Approval: January 19, 2021
Company: Merck
Treatment for: Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction (HFrEF)

Verquvo (vericiguat) is a soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC) stimulator indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and heart failure (HF) hospitalization following a hospitalization for heart failure or need for outpatient IV diuretics, in adults with symptomatic chronic HF and ejection fraction less than 45%.

Cabenuva (cabotegravir and rilpivirine) Extended-Release Injectable Suspension ( Co-Packaged)

Date of Approval: January 21, 2021
Company: ViiV Healthcare
Treatment for: HIV Infection

Cabenuva (cabotegravir and rilpivirine) is a long-acting, injectable regimen of the HIV-1 integrase strand transfer inhibitor (INSTI) cabotegravir, and the HIV-1 non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) rilpivirine indicated as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults.

Lupkynis (voclosporin) Capsules

Date of Approval: January 22, 2021
Company: Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Treatment for: Lupus Nephritis

Lupkynis (voclosporin) is a calcineurin-inhibitor immunosuppressant indicated in combination with a background immunosuppressive therapy regimen for the treatment of adult patients with active lupus nephritis (LN).

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