Tag Archives: Treatment

Zogenix plummets 30% after FDA refuses to review its seizure treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday refused to fully review the marketing application for Zogenix‘s treatment for seizures associated with Dravet syndrome, a rare form of childhood epilepsy, the company said. As part of a preliminary review, FDA determined that the application was not sufficient enough for a substantive review. Shares of Zogenix… Read More »

Treatment Advances Making Pancreatic Cancer a Less Deadly Disease

TUESDAY, April 2, 2019 — Advances in chemotherapy and cancer monitoring can dramatically extend the lives of almost one-third of pancreatic cancer patients with tumors previously considered inoperable, researchers report. It’s good news for patients with a particularly deadly form of cancer that’s been highlighted by the recent diagnosis of “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek with… Read More »

FDA Approves Zulresso (brexanolone) for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression

FDA Approves Zulresso (brexanolone) for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression Print this page March 19, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zulresso (brexanolone) injection for intravenous (IV) use for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women. This is the first drug approved by the FDA specifically for PPD. “Postpartum depression… Read More »