FDA Approves Busulfex Injection

March 1, 1999

WASHINGTON-The FDA has approved Orphan Medical’s Busulfex (busulfan) Injection for use in combination with cyclophosphamide as a conditioning regimen prior to allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). (See Oncology News International, February 1999, for a report on the Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee’s discussion of the agent and its recommendation to the FDA.)

WASHINGTON—The FDA has approved Orphan Medical’s Busulfex (busulfan) Injection for use in combination with cyclophosphamide as a conditioning regimen prior to allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation for chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). (See Oncology News International, February 1999, for a report on the Oncology Drugs Advisory Committee’s discussion of the agent and its recommendation to the FDA.)