Author Archives: Margarida Azevedo, MSc

Free myPKFiT for Advate Now Available in the U.S.

myPKFiT for Advate, a free web-based software designed to personalize and assess preventive dosing regimens for some hemophilia A patients treated with Advate, is now available in the U.S. MyPKFiT for Advate is the first and only pharmacokinetic (PK) dosing software approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

European Commission OKs Hemlibra to Preventively Treat Hemophilia A with Factor VIII Inhibitors

The European Commission has approved Hemlibra (emicizumab) for routine preventive treatment of bleeding episodes in people who have hemophilia A with factor VIII inhibitors. The antibody therapy is designed to restore the factor VIII, which is deficient in hemophilia A. Hemlibra is being co-developed by Japan’s Chugai Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland’s…