Novartis' Rydapt: Two Indications, Two Prices
Rydapt was approved by the US FDA for the one-third of patients with acute myeloid leukemia who test positive for a FLT3 mutation, which is associated with a poorer prognosis, and for advanced systemic mastocytosis.
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