Cilag International

Hybrigenics’ inecalcitol gets FDA Orphan designation for AML

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Hybrigenics, a Paris-based biopharmaceutical company, has received Orphan Drug designation by the FDA for inecalcitol for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in the U.S. Orphan designation qualifies the sponsor of the drug for various development incentives of the Orphan Drug Act, including tax credits for qualified clinical testing.

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Prezista receives E.C. approval for young children with HIV-1 infection

Friday, October 26, 2012

The European Commission (E.C.) has approved Janssen/Cilag International’s 100mg/ml oral suspension of Prezista (darunavir), and the use of darunavir co-administered with low dose ritonavir, for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection in antiretroviral therapy (ART)-experienced pediatric patients age three and above, weighing at least 15kg. The drug must be taken in combination with other ARTs.

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