An injection to treat leukemia, opioid dependence & more: 3 latest FDA approvals

Here are three notable drugs or medical devices that have been approved by the FDA since Sept. 7:

1. Lumoxiti is an injection for the treatment of adult patients with relapse or refractory hairy cell leukemia, a rare slow-growing cancer in the blood.

2. Cassipa is a buprenorphine and naloxone sublingual film for the treatment of opioid dependence. The FDA approval provides a new dosage strength of the film.

3. Amneal Pharmaceuticals received approval for its generic version of chlorpromazine hydrochloride tablets to treat psychotic disorders or prevent and treat nausea and vomiting.

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