FDA Approved and Recalled drugs from May 2011 to Dec 2011

FDA-Approved Drugs in 2011

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases

Brilinta (ticagrelor); AstraZeneca; For the reduction of thrombotic events in patients with acute coronary syndrome, Approved July 2011

Edarbyclor (azilsartanmedoxomilandchlorthalidone); Takeda Pharmaceutical; For the treatment of hypertension, Approved December of 2011

Xarelto (rivaroxaban); Janssen Pharmaceuticals; For the reduction in the risk of stroke and systemic embolism resulting from atrial fibrillation, Approved November 2011

Dermatology/Plastic Surgery

Firazyr (icatibant); Shire; For the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema, Approved August of 2011

laViv (azficelT); Fibrocell Science; For the improvement of nasolabial fold wrinkles in adults, Approved June 2011


Tradjenta (linagliptin); Boehringer Ingelheim; For the treatment of type II diabetes, Approved May 2011


Dificid (fidaxomicin); Optimer Pharmaceuticals; For the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, Approved May 2011

Incivek (telaprevir); Vertex; For the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C, Approved May 2011

Victrelis (boceprevir); Merck; For the treatment of chronic hepatitis C genotype 1, Approved May 2011


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