Emmaus Life Sciences

FDA approves Endari, first treatment for pediatric sickle cell disease

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Emmaus Life Sciences announced that the FDA approved Endari (L-glutamine oral powder) to reduce the severe complications of sickle cell disease (SCD) in adult and pediatric patients age 5 and older. Endari reduces oxidant damage to red blood cells by improving the redox potential of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), a coenzyme that has been identified as the primary regulator of oxidation.

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