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FDA Approves Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb), a Biosimilar to Herceptin

Home News New Drugs FDA Approves Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb), a Biosimilar to Herceptin Print this page January 18, 2019 — FDA today approved Ontruzant (trastuzumab-dttb), a biosimilar to U.S.-licensed Herceptin (trastuzumab). A biosimilar product is a biological product that is approved based on a showing that it is highly similar to an already-FDA approved biological product,… Read More »

FDA Approves Asparlas (calaspargase pegol-mknl) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Home News New Drugs FDA Approves Asparlas FDA Approves Asparlas (calaspargase pegol-mknl) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Print this page On December 20, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved calaspargase pegol-mknl (ASPARLAS, Servier Pharmaceuticals LLC), an asparagine specific enzyme, as a component of a multi-agent chemotherapeutic regimen for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in pediatric… Read More »

FDA Approves Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for the Treatment of Patients with Recurrent Locally Advanced or Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) December 19, 2018 –Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keytruda, Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with recurrent locally advanced or metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), based… Read More »