New Additions to Drugs.com for 2017
We update the Drugs.com database on a regular cycle. The following new drug information has been added this year:
May 29, 2017 - Imfinzi (durvalumab) is an anti-PD-L1 (programmed death ligand-1) human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma.
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) whose disease is resistant to crizotinib.
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.
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 adult patients with inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
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).
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 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.
Jan 23, 2017 - Rhofade (oxymetazoline hydrochloride) cream is a topical vasoconstrictor for the treatment of facial erythema associated with rosacea.