Rx Product Updates (April 2017)

Monday April 17, 2017

Marketed by: Boehringer Ingelheim
Indication: The FDA has expanded the indicated for the approved Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium bromide) for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of asthma in individuals 6 years and older.
Dosage form: Oral inhalation: 1.25 mcg
For more information: spiriva.com


Marketed by: Amgen
Indication: The FDA has approved Parsabiv (etelcalcetide) for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) in adult patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis.
Dosage form: Injection: 2.5 mg/0.5 mL, 5 mg/mL, 10 mg/2 mL
For more information: amgen.com

Marketed by: Eli Lilly
Indication: The FDA approved Eli Lilly’s updated label for its type 2 diabetes drug, Trulicity (dulaglutide), to include use in combination with basal insulin for adults with type 2 diabetes. The FDA included the changes to the approved product labeling to reflect this important information for prescribers.
Dosage form: Injection: 0.75 and 1.5 mg
For more information: trulicity.com 

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