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    9 Newly Approved Novel Drugs

    It's been a busy year for the FDA.



    2. Parsabiv (etelcalcetide), Amgen

    Indication: A calcimimetic approved to manage secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease who are on hemodialysis.

    Dosage: Recommended starting dose is 5 mg by IV bolus injection three times per week at the end of hemodialysis treatment.

    Contraindications: Known hypersensitivity to etelcalcetide or any of its excipients.

    Read the report here

    Read the full prescribing information here

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