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September 26, 2022
Committee members felt the data on overall survival for patients treated with Copiktra was difficult to interpret, and the therapy was associated with a higher risk of serious side effects and deaths compared with Kesimpta.
The companies have also initiated a phase 1/2/3 study to evaluate different doses and dosing regimens of the BA.4/BA.5-adapted bivalent COVID-19 vaccine in children 6 months through 11 years of age.
September 23, 2022
While some patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma saw a benefit in a confirmatory trial, the main issue concerning the committee members was a high rate of death in the study.
RBX2660 — now with the brand name Rebyota — is a potential first-in-class microbiota-based live biotherapeutic that aims to reduce recurrent C. difficile infection.
September 22, 2022
Several concerns factored into the decision, including a low overall response rate and high rate of adverse events, a dose that was not optimized and a confirmatory trial that will not likely see results until 2026.
This is the first RET Inhibitor for adults with advanced or metastatic solid tumors with a RET gene fusion, regardless of tumor type.
September 21, 2022
Elucirem requires half the gadolinium dose of existing gadolinium-based contrast agents, addressing practitioners’ concerns about gadolinium exposure during MRIs. It will be available in bottle and pre-filled syringe form.
World Health Organization said there is a lack of evidence of clinical effectiveness of the monoclonal antibodies Xevudy and Regen-Cov against the COVID-19 variants that are currently circulating.
September 20, 2022
Commercial shipments are already under way of Cosette’s gel formulation of tazarotene to treat patients with acne and facial wrinkles.
Veru is seeking an emergency use authorization for sabizabulin, a first-in-class treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients at high risk for acute respiratory distress syndrome. The advisory committee meeting is now Nov. 9, 2022.