New Additions to Drugs.com for 2016
We update the Drugs.com database on a regular cycle. The following new drug information was added in 2016:
Dec 20, 2016 - Rubraca (rucaparib) is a PARP inhibitor used for the treatment of certain types of ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.
Dec 15, 2016 - Eucrisa (crisaborole) is a novel, non-steroidal topical anti-inflammatory phosphodiesterase-4 (PDE-4) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis.
Nov 29, 2016 - Soliqua (insulin glargine and lixisenatide) is fixed-ratio combination of the long-acting human insulin analog insulin glargine (Lantus) and the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist lixisenatide (Adlyxin), indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Nov 24, 2016 - Xultophy 100/3.6 (insulin degludec and liraglutide) is a once-daily, single injection fixed combination of the basal insulin analogue insulin degludec (Tresiba), and the GLP-1 analogue liraglutide (Victoza), indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Nov 24, 2016 - Intrarosa (prasterone) is vaginally administered steroid indicated to treat postmenopausal women experiencing moderate to severe pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia) as a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy.
Nov 14, 2016 - Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide) is a hepatitis B virus (HBV) nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in adults with compensated liver disease.
Nov 1, 2016 - Zinplava (bezlotoxumab) is a selective, fully-human, monoclonal antibody that binds to Clostridium difficile toxin B, indicated to reduce C. difficile infection recurrence in adult patients.
Sep 19, 2016 - Yosprala (aspirin and omeprazole) is a platelet aggregation inhibitor and proton pump inhibitor combination indicated for patients who require aspirin for secondary prevention of cardiovascular (CV) and cerebrovascular events and who are at risk of developing aspirin associated gastric ulcers.
Aug 22, 2016 - Troxyca ER (oxycodone hydrochloride and naltrexone hydrochloride) is an extended-release, abuse-deterrent, narcotic analgesic formulation for the management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment.
Aug 1, 2016 - Adlyxin (lixisenatide) is a once-daily prandial glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist indicated for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Jul 13, 2016 - Xiidra (lifitegrast) is a lymphocyte function-associated antigen-1 (LFA-1) antagonist indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.
Jun 29, 2016 - Epclusa (sofosbuvir and velpatasvir) is a nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor and pan-genotypic NS5A inhibitor fixed-dose combination for the treatment of chronic genotype 1-6 hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
Jun 16, 2016 - Byvalson (nebivolol and valsartan) is a beta adrenergic blocker and an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) fixed dose combination indicated for the treatment of hypertension.
Jun 1, 2016 - Zinbryta (daclizumab) is an interleukin-2 receptor blocking antibody indicated for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
May 31, 2016 - Probuphine (buprenorphine) is an opioid partial agonist subdermal implant for the treatment of opioid dependence.
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Apr 30, 2016 - Bevespi Aerosphere (formoterol fumarate and glycopyrrolate) is a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) and anticholinergic combination indicated for the long-term, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Apr 13, 2016 - Venclexta (venetoclax) is an oral B-cell lymphoma-2 (BCL-2) inhibitor for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) with or without 17p deletion who have received at least 1 prior treatment; and for the combination treatment of newly-diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in patients who are 75 years of age of over, or have other medical conditions that prevent the use of standard chemotherapy.
Apr 5, 2016 - Descovy (emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide) is a nucleoside analog HIV-1 reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) and nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NtRTI) fixed-dose combination for the treatment of HIV-1 infection, and for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV-1 infection.
Mar 23, 2016 - Cinqair (reslizumab) is an interleukin 5 antagonist monoclonal antibody (IgG4 kappa) indicated for add-on maintenance treatment of patients with severe asthma.
Mar 23, 2016 - Taltz (ixekizumab) is a humanized interleukin-17A antagonist indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
Mar 7, 2016 - Odefsey (emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir alafenamide) is a fixed-dose combination of emtricitabine (FTC) and tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), both HIV nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs), and rilpivirine (RPV), a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), indicated as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.
Feb 24, 2016 - Briviact (brivaracetam) is an analog of levetiracetam for the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy.
Jan 29, 2016 - Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir) is a once-daily, single tablet, NS5A replication complex inhibitor and NS3/4A protease inhibitor combination for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 infections.