FDA expands Vemlidy approval for chronic HBV in children aged older than 12 years

The FDA has updated the label indication for 25 mg tenofovir alafenamide for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus with compensated liver disease, expanding the patient population to include children aged 12 years older.Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide, Gilead Sciences) — a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor — was previously approved for the adult population in 2016, when it eclipsed the higher-dose Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, Gilead Sciences) as an effective treatment.“Chronic hepatitis B can have a significant long-term health impact onRead More

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