Tag Archives: Pharma

FDA grants Jacobus Pharma approval for rare disease drug

(Reuters) – Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co Inc on Monday won U.S. approval for the first drug to treat children with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder. The drug, Ruzurgi, was approved for use in patients aged between 6 and 17, the FDA said here. Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, which affects about three people per million worldwide,… Read More »

Pharma CEOs enthuse about Trump's plan to shake up drug rebates

Sweep out drug rebates for patient discounts instead? Big Pharma CEOs are all over it. A week after the Trump administration proposed ending drug rebates in federal health programs—and then urged Congress to extend that plan to commercial insurance—supply chain players are hitting back. The pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) industry has even launched an ad campaign.… Read More »