"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Jakafi (ruxolitinib) to treat patients with polycythemia vera, a chronic type of bone marrow disease. Jakafi is the first drug approved by the FDA for this condition.
RIXUBIS is contraindicated in patients who have:
- Known hypersensitivity to RIXUBIS or its excipients including hamster protein
- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
- Signs of fibrinolysis [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/25/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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