The FDA has approved RediTrex (methotrexate injection; Cumberland) for the management of patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, who are intolerant of or had an inadequate response to first-line therapy.
Rituximab was found to be superior to mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) in adult patients with severe pemphigus vulgaris, according to new phase 3 trial data.
Severe micronutrient deficiency should be considered in the differential diagnosis in complex cases where a clear etiology is unknown.
The FDA has approved Scenesse for the treatment of patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria, a rare genetic metabolic disorder in which patients experience severe biochemical reactions following light exposure.
The FDA has approved Jynneos (smallpox and monkeypox vaccine, live, non-replicating; Bavarian Nordic) for the prevention of smallpox and monkeypox in adults 18 years of age and older determined to be at high risk for these infections.
The treatment was evaluated in a head-to-head phase 3 trial.
The FDA has expanded the indication for Teflaro (ceftaroline fosamil; Allergan) to include treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in pediatric patients.