Tags : Health Canada

Merck’s Brenzys (etanercept, biosimilar) Receives Health Canada Approval for Multiple

Shots: Health Canada has approved Brenzys for new indications that include adults & pediatric patients (4-17yrs.) with PsO who are candidates for systemic therapy/ phototherapy, adult patients with PsA, and patients aged 4-17yrs. with JIA The clinical efficacy and safety studies conducted in patients with RA demonstrate clinical comparability between Brenzys and the reference product. […]Read More

Sanofi’s Dupixent (dupilumab) Receives the Health Canada Approval for Severe

Shots: The Health Canada has approved a new indication as an add-on maintenance treatment with intranasal corticosteroids in patients with CRSwNP, inadequately controlled by systemic corticosteroids or surgery The approval is based on P-III studies (24wks. SINUS-24 and 52wks. SINUS-52) assessing Dupixent (300mg, q2w) + SOC intranasal corticosteroids vs PBO + intranasal corticosteroids. The studies […]Read More

BMS’ Opdivo (nivolumab) + Yervoy (ipilimumab) + CT Receive Health

Shots: The approval is based on P-III CheckMate -9LA study assessing Opdivo + Yervoy combined with two cycles of platinum-doublet CT vs CT (four cycles followed by optional pemetrexed maintenance therapy if eligible) as a 1L treatment in patients with metastatic/ recurrent NSCLC regardless of PD-L1 expression and histology The study met its 1EPs & […]Read More

Janssen’s Darzalex (daratumumab, SC) Receives Health Canada Approval for the

Shots: The Health Canada has approved Darzalex SC (daratumumab) in four regimens across five indications in patients with MM, notably newly diagnosed, transplant-ineligible patients as well as relapsed/refractory patients The approval is based on P-III COLUMBA and P-II PLEIADES studies. The P-III study demonstrated a consistent ORR (41% vs 37%), with PK & safety profile […]Read More

PharmaShots: COVID-19 Healthcare News Monthly Updates – June 2020

Our planet is facing a major pandemic outbreak due to COVID-19 and health agencies are taking every measure to stop it. The COVID-19 virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) and the disease it causes has been named “Coronavirus Disease 2019” (COVID-19). The outbreak of the respiratory disease was first detected […]Read More