Research & Development
Xpovio Available for Order at Biologics by McKesson
11 July 2019 - - US-based specialty pharmacy Biologics by McKesson has been selected by Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc. to be in the limited distribution network for Xpovio (selinexor), the company said.
Xpovio is the first and only nuclear export inhibitor that blocks XPO1 and is indicated in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma who have received at least five prior therapies and whose disease is refractory or intolerant to at least two proteasome inhibitors, at least two immunomodulatory agents, and an anti-CD38 monoclonal antibody.
Approved on July 3, Xpovio was previously granted both Orphan Drugdesignation and Fast Track designation by the FDA.
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