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betrixaban (01-17-2018)

Generic Name: betrixaban Trade Name: BEVYXXA® For which conditions is this drug approved? BEVYXXA is indicated for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults who are hospitalized for an acute illness and are have risk factors for VTE. VTE... Continue Reading

BEVYXXA® (01-17-2018)

Generic Name: betrixaban Trade Name: BEVYXXA® For which conditions is this drug approved? BEVYXXA is indicated for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults who are hospitalized for an acute illness and are have risk factors for VTE. VTE... Continue Reading

BESPONSA™ (01-17-2018)

Generic Name: inotuzumab ozogamicin Trade Name: BESPONSA For which conditions is this drug approved? BESPONSA is indicated for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The labeling contains... Continue Reading

brigatinib (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: brigatinib (bri-GA-ti-nib) Trade Name: Alunbrig For which conditions is this drug approved? Brigatinib is used for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a certain type of abnormal anaplastic lymphoma... Continue Reading

Bavencio® (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: avelumab Trade Name: Bavencio® For which conditions is this drug approved? Bavencio is approved for patients with a certain type of skin cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma. It is also approved for patients... Continue Reading

brentuximab vedotin (01-12-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy and Chemotherapy Generic Name: brentuximab vedotin Trade Name: Adcetris® How is this drug used? Adcetris is used for the treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma that has progressed after autologous stem cell transplant or has progressed... Continue Reading

Bone marrow harvesting (12-22-2015) A surgical procedure in which doctors insert long needles through the skin to withdraw bone marrow from the crests of the pelvic bones. Donors receive general or spinal anesthesia for the procedure. ... Continue Reading

Benlysta® (12-21-2015)

Class: Immunotherapy Generic Name: belimumab Trade Name: Benlysta® For which conditions is this drug approved? Benlysta is approved to treat adults with active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) who are receiving other lupus medicines. What... Continue Reading

belimumab (12-21-2015)

Class: Immunotherapy Generic Name: belimumab Trade Name: Benlysta® For which conditions is this drug approved? Benlysta is approved to treat adults with active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE or lupus) who are receiving other lupus medicines. What... Continue Reading

BCR-ABL gene mutation analysis (12-7-2015)

Sometimes new changes (mutations) develop in the part of the BCR-ABL gene that makes the BCR-ABL protein. These mutations change the shape of the BCR-ABL protein, affecting how and which targeted cancer drugs can bind to it to block the growth signals.... Continue Reading

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