Posted from: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 09:37 AM - Present

Expanded Indication Approved for Kyprolis

July 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an additional indication for Kyprolis (carfilzomab-Amgen) for injection. Along with dexamethasone and Revlimid (lenalidomide), Kyprolis was approved to treat multiple myeloma patients who have tried up to three previous therapies. Kyprolis was first approved in July 2012 as a monotherapy for patients who have received at least two prior therapies, including bortezomib and an immunomodulatory agent for multiple myeloma, but whose disease has worsened within 60 days or less after completion of the last therapy. Administered by a healthcare professional via intravenous injection (IV), Kyprolis will be given in doses based on the patient’s body surface area and synchronized with doses of dexamethasone and Revlimid on four-week treatment cycles.

 

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