FDA approves expanded use of Janssen's Darzalex for multiple myeloma patients

Horsham, Pa.-based Janssen Biotech, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, received Food and Drug Administration approval for an expanded use of its immunotherapy drug Darzalex.

Darzalex can now be used in combination with two standard of care regimens —lenalidomide and dexamethasone, or bortezomib and dexamethasone — for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma who have received at least one prior therapy, according to a company news release.

The FDA first approved the drug in November 2015 and the medication earned breakthrough therapy designation for the new indication in July 2016.

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