New Additions to Drugs.com for 2017
We update the Drugs.com database on a regular cycle. The following new drug information was added in 2017:
Dec 30, 2017 - Steglatro (ertugliflozin) is a sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor to help improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Dec 6, 2017 - Ozempic (semaglutide) is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analog administered once-weekly adults with type 2 diabetes to improve blood glucose levels and reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events.
Nov 23, 2017 - Juluca (dolutegravir and rilpivirine) is a single-tablet, two-drug regimen of the approved drugs dolutegravir (Tivicay) and rilpivirine (Edurant) for the maintenance treatment of virologically suppressed HIV-1 infection.
Nov 23, 2017 - Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) is a bispecific factor IXa- and factor X-directed antibody indicated to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A (congenital factor VIII deficiency) with or without factor VIII inhibitors.
Nov 22, 2017 - Prevymis (letermovir) a CMV DNA terminase complex inhibitor indicated for prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and disease in adult allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
Nov 15, 2017 - Fasenra (benralizumab) is an interleukin-5 receptor alpha-directed cytolytic monoclonal antibody indicated for the treatment of patients with severe eosinophilic asthma.
Oct 31, 2017 - Calquence (acalabrutinib) is a Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor used for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Oct 19, 2017 - Yescarta (axicabtagene ciloleucel) is a chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR T) therapy for the treatment of large B-cell lymphoma or follicular lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy.
Oct 1, 2017 - Verzenio (abemaciclib) is a selective ATP-competitive inhibitor of cyclin dependent kinases (CDK) 4 and 6 for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.
Sep 27, 2017 - Trelegy Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol) is an inhaled corticosteroid, long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) and long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA) combination for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma in adults.
Sep 26, 2017 - Solosec (secnidazole) is a nitroimidazole antimicrobial for use as a single-dose oral therapy in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and trichomoniasis.
Sep 17, 2017 - Aliqopa (copanlisib) is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma.
Aug 31, 2017 - Benznidazole is an antiprotozoal indicated for the treatment of Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, a parasitic infection caused by Trypanosoma cruzi.
Aug 30, 2017 - Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel) is a chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR-T) therapy for use in patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and patients with relapsed or refractory (r/r) large B-cell lymphoma.
Aug 21, 2017 - Duzallo (allopurinol and lesinurad) is a xanthine oxidase inhibitor and URAT1 inhibitor fixed-dose combination for the treatment of hyperuricemia in patients with uncontrolled gout.
Aug 6, 2017 - Mavyret (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) is a fixed-dose combination of glecaprevir, an NS3/4A protease inhibitor, and pibrentasvir, an NS5A inhibitor, indicated for the treatment of all major genotypes (GT1-6) of chronic hepatitis C.
Aug 1, 2017 - Idhifa (enasidenib) is a first-in-class, oral, targeted inhibitor of mutant isocitrate dehydrogenase 2 (IDH2) for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with an IDH2 mutation.
Jul 19, 2017 - Vosevi (sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir) is a single-tablet regimen for the treatment of adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1-6.
Jul 17, 2017 - Nerlynx (neratinib) is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the extended adjuvant treatment of patients with early stage HER2-positive breast cancer.
Jul 17, 2017 - Tremfya (guselkumab) is an interleukin-23 blocker indicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis and active psoriatic arthritis in adults.
Jun 26, 2017 - Bevyxxa (betrixaban) is an oral, once-daily Factor Xa inhibitor anticoagulant for the extended-duration prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in at risk adult patients hospitalized for an acute medical illness.
Jun 26, 2017 - Rituxan Hycela (rituximab and hyaluronidase human) is a subcutaneous monoclonal antibody and hyaluronidase human formulation for the treatment of adult patients with follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Jun 19, 2017 - Baxdela (delafloxacin) is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial indicated for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) caused by designated susceptible bacteria.
May 29, 2017 - Imfinzi (durvalumab) is an anti-PD-L1 (programmed death ligand-1) human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer.
May 29, 2017 - Radicava (edaravone) is a free radical scavenger that relieves the effects of oxidative stress, a likely factor in the onset and progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
May 24, 2017 - Kevzara (sarilumab) is an interleukin-6 receptor (IL-6R) antibody for the treatment of adults with rheumatoid arthritis.
May 10, 2017 - Tymlos (abaloparatide) is a synthetic peptide analog of hPTHrP (human parathyroid hormone-related protein) for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.
May 9, 2017 - Rydapt (midostaurin) is an oral, multi-targeted kinase inhibitor for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in newly-diagnosed adults with an FMS-like tyrosine kinase-3 (FLT3) mutation, and for the treatment of advanced systemic mastocytosis (SM), which includes aggressive systemic mastocytosis (ASM), systemic mastocytosis with associated hematological neoplasm (SM-AHN) and mast cell leukemia.
May 6, 2017 - Alunbrig (brigatinib) is an anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) inhibitor for the treatment of patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive (ALK+) non-small cell cancer (NSCLC).
Apr 12, 2017 - Ingrezza (valbenazine) is a novel, highly-selective VMAT2 inhibitor for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia.
Apr 3, 2017 - Austedo (deutetrabenazine) is a vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT2) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington’s disease and the treatment of tardive dyskinesia.
Mar 29, 2017 - Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) is a humanized monoclonal antibody designed to selectively target CD20-positive B cells, a specific type of immune cell thought to be a key contributor to myelin and axonal nerve cell damage. Ocrevus is indicated as a treatment for both relapsing (RMS) and primary progressive (PPMS) forms of multiple sclerosis.
Mar 28, 2017 - Dupixent (dupilumab) is an interleukin-4 receptor alpha antagonist indicated for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, asthma, and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis.
Mar 28, 2017 - Zejula (niraparib) is an oral, poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor for the treatment of patients with recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.
Mar 28, 2017 - Symproic (naldemedine) is a peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation.
Mar 24, 2017 - Bavencio (avelumab) is a programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) blocking antibody indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC); advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma; and advanced renal cell carcinoma.
Mar 22, 2017 - Xadago (safinamide) is a monoamine oxidase type B (MAO-B) inhibitor indicated as adjunctive treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) experiencing “off” episodes.
Mar 13, 2017 - Kisqali (ribociclib) is a selective cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of premenopausal and postmenopausal women with HR+/HER2- metastatic breast cancer.
Mar 2, 2017 - Siliq (brodalumab) is a human anti-interleukin-17-receptor monoclonal antibody for the treatment of plaque psoriasis.
Feb 28, 2017 - Qtern (dapagliflozin and saxagliptin) is a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP4) inhibitor fixed-dose combination for the treatment of adult patients with type 2 diabetes.
Jan 25, 2017 - Trulance (plecanatide) is a uroguanylin analog for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation.
Jan 23, 2017 - Rhofade (oxymetazoline hydrochloride) cream is a topical vasoconstrictor for the treatment of facial erythema associated with rosacea.