New drug and biological product approvals, 2007

Traynor, Kate
February 2008
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/1/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p190
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs related to drug approvals in the U.S. for 2008. The marketing of maraviroc, a chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) blocker, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in August 2007. The FDA gave approval for three products intended for the treatment of advanced forms of cancer. Sanofi's H5N1 vaccine and ACAM2000 were made to plug holes in the nation's biodefense and preparedness programs and are not available to the general public.


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