Author Archives: Margarida Azevedo, MSc

New Treatment for Hemophilic Joint Disease Granted Orphan Drug Status by FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted orphan drug status to rofecoxib (TRM-201), an non-opioid investigational pain treatment for hemophilic arthropathy (HA, a hemophilia degenerative joint disease) under development by Tremeau Pharmaceuticals. Rofecoxib is a COX-2 selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with a well-established efficacy profile. It…