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    9 Newly Approved Novel Drugs

    It's been a busy year for the FDA.

     

    constipated man

    1. Trulance (plecanatide), Synergy Pharmaceuticals

    Indication: Chronic idiopathic constipation in adults. It works in the upper GI tract to stimulate secretion of intestinal fluid and help support regular bowel function.

    Dosage: 3 mg/d PO.

    Contraindications: Drug cannot be used in children under age 6 and in patients with known or suspected mechanical GI obstruction.

    Read the FDA statement here

    Read the full prescribing information here

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