5 latest FDA approvals

Here are the five latest drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration this week.

1. The NSS-2 Bridge is a nerve stimulation device to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

2. Mepsevii is an enzyme replacement therapy for patients with Mucopolysaccharidosis VII, an inherited metabolic condition.

3. Hemlibra is a once-weekly injection for patients with hemophilia A who have developed a resistance to other treatments.

4. Abilify MyCite, used to treat schizophrenia, acute bipolar disorder and adult depression, is the first approved drug that can track medication ingestion and alert a patient's physician or caregiver when it is taken.

5. Sutent may now be used to treat patients who've had a kidney surgically removed to lower the risk of cancer recurrence.

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