The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of Genentech’s Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine, or decitabine or low-dose cytarabine for the treatment of newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults 75 years or older, or who have comorbidities that preclude use of intensive induction chemotherapy.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental New Drug Application for Shionogi & Co. Ltd.’s Fetroja (cefiderocol) for the treatment of patients 18 years of age or older with hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new indication for GlaxoSmithKline plc and Innoviva Inc.’s Trelegy Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol ‘FF/UMEC/VI’) for the treatment of asthma in patients aged 18 years and older adding to the product’s current license for use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration accepted Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s application for an antipsychotic drug to treat dementia patients with hallucinations and delusions.

Wrapping up June and ahead of the July 4 holiday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a busy two-week period coming up for drug approval reviews.

Shares of Epizyme stock rose after the company’s first-in-class EZH2 inhibitor Tazverik won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the second time in 2020.

A look at upcoming PDUFA dates for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including Viela Bio’s inebilizumab for NMOSD.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Clovis Oncology Inc.’s Rubraca (rucaparib) tablets for the treatment of adult patients with a deleterious BRCA mutation (germline and/or somatic)-associated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who have been treated with androgen receptor-directed therapy and a taxane-based chemotherapy.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has managed to stay fairly on track in terms of evaluating new drug and supplemental new drug applications. Here is a look at what is on the schedule for the next two weeks.

Amarin Corp. provided an update, noting that the company is increasing revenue guidance for 2019 and is planning to expand the sales force for Vascepa due to faster-than-expected growth.