Posted from: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 - 05:13 PM - Present

Keytruda Aproved for Advanced Melanoma

September 4, 2014 – Keytruda (pembrolizumab), manufactured by Merck, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the breakthrough therapy to treat patients with with unresectable or metastatic melanoma.

Keytruda is indicated to be administered in 2mg/kg by intravenous infusion every three weeks until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.

Merck plans on launching Keytruda within one week.


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