Positive results from a Phase 3 clinical trial recently prompted the European Commission to approve Besponsa, Pfizer Inc.’s new immunotherapy treatment for patients suffering from B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the pharmaceutical said in a release.
Pfizer said its drug tafamidis, an investigational treatment for transthyretin cardiomyopathy (TTR-CM), a rare, fata disease linked to progressive heart failure, has been granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fast track designation.
In a move that could help open the U.S. market for biosimilars, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration subcommittee recently greenlighted Pfizer Inc.’s epoetin alfa compound, an emulation of two medicines designed to relieve anemia in patients who have cancer and kidney disease.
An amendment to an international Phase 3 clinical trial for prostate cancer drug Xtandi (enzalutamide) will cut the sample size by 120 subjects and provide results later this year, nearly two years ahead of schedule.
Pfizer said in a release that it has enhanced its stable of oncology therapies with the March 31 announcement that the FDA has expanded the drugmaker's Ibrance medication for treatment of metastatic breast cancer in post-menopausal women.
Merck and Pfizer Inc. said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has agreed to review three New Drug Applications for medications containing ertugliflozin that treat glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Stakeholders and the public can hear a live webcast of Pfizer’s conference call planned for 10 a.m. EST on Jan. 31 featuring investment analysts and, additionally, access Pfizer’s 2016 fourth-quarter performance report online.