Posted from: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 01:50 PM - Present

Repatha Pushtronex System Approved

July 11, 2016 – The U.S. FDA approved Repatha® (evolocumab) Pushtronex™ system to deliver a single-dose of Repatha once a month. Repatha, manufactured by Amgen, is a PCSK9 inhibitor. The Pushtronex system is a hands-free, on-body infuser device designed to subcutaneously administer 420mg of Repatha as a single dose over nine minutes. Prior to the Pushtronex system, the single monthly dose required injection with three 140mg syringes as Repatha was only available as 140mg single-use prefilled syringes and SureClick® autoinjectors. Repatha is also approved with a dosing schedule of 140mg subcutaneously every two weeks.  The Repatha Pushtronex system in anticipated to be launched by Amgen in August 2016.


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