"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.
Because this product is not used directly by patients, patient counseling or instructions for use by patients is not considered necessary.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/1/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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