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May, 2015

  • 8 May

    FDA Approves Bayer’s Avelox for Treatment of Plague

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals’ Avelox (moxifloxacin) for the treatment of pneumonic plague and septicemic plague. The drug is also approved for prevention of plague in adult patients. “Today’s approval provides an additional therapy for the treatment of plague,” said Edward Cox, MD, …