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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Amgen’s Parsabiv drug to treat patients with chronic kidney disease, the company announced on Feb. 7. The Thousand Oaks-based biotech company’s Parsabiv is the first therapy approved for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism for patients on hemodialysis in 12 years, Amgen said. “We are excited about today’s approval Read More →
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen announced on Nov. 6 that the Food and Drug Administration will review a new treatment for patients with chronic kidney disease. The new drug, Etelcalcetide, works by suppressing the secretion of a parathyroid hormone. The drug is administered intravenously three times per week at the end of a dialysis session. Read More →