Posted from: Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - 09:40 AM - Present

Odomzo Approved for Locally Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)

July 24, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Odomzo (sonidegib) manufactured by Novartis. Odomzo is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that has recurred following surgery or radiation therapy, or those who are not candidates for surgery or radiation therapy. The recommended dose for Odomzo is 200mg, to be taken orally, once daily on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Odomzo is expected to cost approximately $100,000 per year.

 

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