Incyte's Jakafi 1st drug OK'd in polycythemia vera
This article was originally published in Scrip
One day ahead of its Prescription Drug User Fee Act action date, Incyte's oral JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor Jakafi (ruxolitinib) won the FDA's approval in patients with polycythemia vera (PV) who have had an inadequate response to or are intolerant of hydroxyurea – the first drug to gain that indication in the US.
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