FDA approves Abon Pharma's pediatric leukemia drug

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Abon Pharmaceutical's clofarabine injection.

The drug is intended to treat pediatric patients 21 years and younger with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who've previously received at least two other treatments.

Clofarabine is the first generic version of Genzyme's Clolar injection, which had sales of $67 million in 2016, according to IMS data.

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