TITLE

FDA approves Egrifta to treat Lipodystrophy in HIV patients

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Biomedical Market Newsletter;12/20/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval given by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of Egrifta drug, for the treatment of HIV patients with lipodystrophy. It is reported that, lipodystrophy is a condition in which excess fat develops in different areas of the body due to the antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV. It is reported that, Egrifta is a growth hormone releasing factor (GRF) drug which is given once-daily through injection.
ACCESSION #
60123769

 

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