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Degarelix for Advanced Prostate Cancer Gets Trade Name

Degarelix for Advanced Prostate Cancer Gets Trade Name

Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the trade name Firmagon (degarelix for injection) for its prostate cancer treatment previously marketed under the generic name degarelix. Firmagon is a new injectable gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist indicated for patients with advanced prostate cancer. Since initial market introduction under the generic name degarelix, the drug has been used by more than 3,000 patients to fight their prostate cancer.

Firmagon is the exact same product as degarelix and carries the same National Drug Code (NDC).

 
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