5 latest FDA approvals

Here are the five latest drugs or medical devices approved by the FDA since April 27.

1. Plenvu is a liquid drug patients can drink to cleanse their bowels before a colonoscopy.

2. Novartis' combination therapy of Tafinlar and Mekinist may now be used to treat an aggressive form of thyroid cancer.

3. Hemospray is an aerosolized spray designed to help control bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract.

4. Kymriah may now be used to treat patients with large B-cell lymphoma whose cancer has progressed after at least two previous therapies.

5. The Attest Super Rapid Biological Indicator System for Steam provides readings on both steam and vaporized hydrogen peroxide biological indicators in 24 minutes.

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