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    9 Newly Approved Novel Drugs

    It's been a busy year for the FDA.


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    5. Xermelo (telotristat ethyl), Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Indications: A tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor indicated for carcinoid syndrome diarrhea in combination with somatostatin analog (SSA) therapy in adults whose diarrhea is adquately controlled by SSA therapy.

    Dosage: 250 mg tid with food.

    Contraindications: None

    Read the FDA statement here

    Read the full prescribing information here

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