New Meds and Tech from PES Drugs and Therapeutics committee

Saxenda (Liraglutide) Approved for Adolescent Obesity Prepared by: Laura Page, MD and Shilpa Mehta, MD Up to date as of December 10, 2020 On December 4,…

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New Meds and Tech from PES Drugs and Therapeutics committee

Hydrocortisone Granules (Alkindi Sprinkle) Prepared by: Takara Stanley, Seth Marks and Kyriakie Sarafoglou Up to date as of: November 4, 2020 On September 29, 2020, the…

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New Meds and Tech from PES Drugs and Therapeutics Committee (Liraglutide)

Prepared by: Vandana Raman, Shilpa Mehta, and Amit Lahoti. Last Updated on: 8/11/20 Liraglutide is a long-acting analog of human glucagon-like peptide (GLP)-1. It was approved…

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New Meds and Tech: Burosumab Twza (Crysvita – Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals)

Prepared by Bhuvana Sunil, MD and Ambika Ashraf, MD Burosumab twza (Crysvita – Ultragenyx pharmaceuticals) is an injectable recombinant IgG1 human monoclonal antibody preparation neutralizing fibroblast…

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New Meds and Tech: Semglee

Prepared by Christine Yu and Amit Lahoti Semglee™ is a new biosimilar insulin with an identical amino-acid sequence to insulin glargine. Semglee™, co-developed by Mylan Inc.…

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New Meds and Tech: Freestyle Libre 2

Prepared by: Seth Marks and Amit Lahoti Updated July 22, 2020 The FreeStyle Libre 2 is the second generation of Abbott Laboratories’ flash glucose monitoring system.…

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New Meds and Tech: Riomet ER™

Riomet ER™ (metformin hydrochloride for extended-release oral suspension) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) on August 29, 2019 and became available in…

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New Meds and Tech: Limitations in Supply of Hydrocortisone Tablets – UPDATE

Prepared by: Christine Yu and Amit Lahoti There have been several reports of shortages of Hydrocortisone tablets especially the 5 mg strength in recent months. At…

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New Meds and Tech: Tandem® Diabetes Care Control-IQ Technology

In December 2019, the FDA announced approval of Tandem Diabetes Care Control-IQ™ Technology. Control-IQ Technology on the t:slim X2™ insulin pump can adjust basal insulin delivery…

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New Meds and Tech: New Cortisol Assays, New Threshold for Adrenal Insufficiency

 

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