FDA Approves Gattex (teduglutide) for Children 1 Year of Age and Older With Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)

Print this page Lexington, MA, May 17, 2019 – Takeda Pharmaceuticals, U.S.A., Inc. (“Takeda”), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved extending the indication of Gattex (teduglutide) for injection to pediatric patients 1 year of age and older with Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) who need additional nutrition or fluids from intravenous… Read More »

Sens. Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray Introduce Bill To Reduce Health Care Costs : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate health committee, introduced legislation to address health care issues such as surprise medical bills and high drug costs. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP In a year already marked by a wide… Read More »