Posted from: Monday, December 28, 2015 - 10:22 AM - Present

Vistogard Approved for Fluorouracil Toxicity

December 14, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vistogard (uridine triacetate), manufactured by Wellstat Therapeutics. Vistogard is indicated for the treatment of adults and children who receive an overdose of fluorouracil or its prodrug capecitabine in the treatment of cancer, as well as for patients who develop certain severe or life-threatening toxicities within four days of receiving cancer treatments. Importantly to note is the fact that, Vistogard must not be used for the treatment of non-emergency adverse reactions associated with fluorouracil or capecitabine due to efficacy reasons.  Although Vistogard is not yet available in the U.S. market, Wellstat Therapeutics plans to do so as soon as possible. 

 

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