The drug can be used in children 1 year of age and older with ITP who have not had a sufficient response to a splenectomy, immunoglobulins or corticosteroids.
Injectable and infusion drug company Hospira announced Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its bivalirudin injection, a generic of the Medicine Company’s Angiomax.
Sandoz has launched its generic version of Angiomax (bivalirudin), an anticoagulant injection.
The drug is a daily oral treatment for children 6 and up with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vial size for a drug made by CSL Behring to treat a bleeding disorder and an immune disorder, the company said.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for a condition that can complicate treatment for hepatitis C.
Prescribers, patients and specialty care centers no longer will be required to enroll in safety monitoring programs for two drugs used to treat low platelet counts, following changes to their risk evaluation and mitigation strategies.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a GlaxoSmithKline drug for a rare blood disorder, GSK said Friday.
A drug made by Amgen maintained blood platelet counts in patients with an autoimmune bleeding disorder, according to results of a five-year study released Sunday.