FDA approves Novo's Xultophy for type 2 diabetes
The FDA gave its approval to Novo Nordisk's (NYSE:NVO) Xultophy 100/3.6 (insulin degludec and liraglutide injection), a once-daily combination of Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Victoza (liraglutide), as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes who are inadequately controlled on less than 50 units of basal insulin or equal to 1.8 mg of liraglutide per day.
The company is expected to launch the medication in the first half of the next year.
FDA approves the expanded use of Darzalex
The FDA approves the use of Janssen Biotech's (NYSE:JNJ) DARZALEX (daratumumab), in combination with lenalidomide and dexamethasone or bortezomib and dexamethasone, for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma (MM) who have received at least one prior line of therapy.