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Amgen sues competitor to block generic version of Sensipar

By   /  Thursday, July 5th, 2018  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen sues competitor to block generic version of Sensipar

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FDA approves Amgen’s Parsabiv drug to treat chronic kidney disease

By   /  Tuesday, February 7th, 2017  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news  /  Comments Off on FDA approves Amgen’s Parsabiv drug to treat chronic kidney disease

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 →

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FDA to review Amgen’s new kidney disease dug

By   /  Friday, November 6th, 2015  /  Central Coast Health Watch, East Ventura County, Latest news  /  Comments Off on FDA to review Amgen’s new kidney disease dug

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 →

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