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New Drugs of 2015

New Drugs of 2016

Click on table's headings to sort by alphabetically drug names, brand names, or by approval dates.

Drug Brand Name Usage Dosage Form Class Company Approval Date
Acetylcysteine CETYLEV Acetaminophen overdose Effervescent tablets for oral solution Rx Arbor Pharms 29Jan16
Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride AMELUZ Actinic keratoses Gel Rx Biofrontera 10May16
Amphetamine ADZENYS XR-ODT Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Orally disintegrating tablet C-II Neos Therapeutics 28Jan16
Aspirin and omeprazole YOSPRALA Prevention of aspirin-associated gastric ulcers Tablets Rx Aralez Pharmaceuticals 14Sep16
Atezolizumab TECENTRIQ Urothelial carcinoma Injection Rx Genentech 18May16
Barium sulfate E-Z-HD Radiographic contrast agent Oral suspension Rx Bracco Diagnostics 11Jan16
Barium sulfate VARIBAR PUDDING Radiographic contrast agent Oral paste Rx E-Z-EM 14Oct16
Bezlotoxumab ZINPLAVA Clostridium difficile infection Injection Rx Merck Sharp & Dohme 21Oct16
Brivaracetam BRIVIACT Seizures Tablets, oral solution, injection C under review UCB 18Feb16
Buprenorphine PROBUPHINE Opioid dependence Implant C-III Braeburn Pharmaceuticals 26May16
Calcifediol RAYALDEE Secondary hyperparathyroidism Capsules Rx Opko Pharmaceuticals 17Jun16
Canagliflozin and metformin HCl INVOKAMET XR Diabetes mellitus Tablets Rx Janssen Pharmaceuticals 20Sep16
Carbamazepine CARNEXIV Seizures Injection Rx Lundbeck 07Oct16
Ciprofloxacin and fluocinolone acetonide OTOVEL Acute otitis media Otic solution Rx Arbor Pharmaceuticals 29Apr16
Crisaborole EUCRISA Atopic dermatitis Ointment Rx Anacor Pharmaceuticals 14Dec16
Daclizumab ZINBRYTA Multiple sclerosis Injection Rx AbbVie 27May16
Dapsone ACZONE Acne vulgaris Gel Rx Allergan 24Feb16
Dasabuvir, ombitasvir, paritaprevir, and ritonavir VIEKIRA XR Hepatitis C virus infection Tablet Rx AbbVie 22Jul16
Defibrotide sodium DEFITELIO Hepatic veno-occlusive disease Injection Rx Jazz Pharms 30Mar16
Dexlansoprazole DEXILANT Erosive esophagitis and heartburn Orally disintegrating tablet Rx Takeda Pharms 26Jan16
Dronabinol SYNDROS Anorexia, nausea, vomiting Oral solution C-X Insys Therapeutics 01Jul16
Elbasvir and Grazoprevir ZEPATIER Chronic hepatitis C virus Tablet Rx Merck Sharp & Dohme 28Jan16
Empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride SYNJARDY XR Diabetes mellitus Tablets Rx Boehringer Ingelheim 09Dec16
Emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide DESCOVY HIV-1 infection Tablet Rx Gilead Sciences 04Apr16
Ephedrine sulfate AKOVAZ Hypotension Injection Rx Éclat Pharms 29Apr16
Eteplirsen EXONDYS 51 Duchenne muscular dystrophy Injection Rx Sarepta Therapeutics 19Sep16
Fluciclovine F 18 AXUMIN Radioactive diagnostic agent Injection Rx Blue Earth Diagnostics 27May16
Gallium Ga 68 dotatate NETSPOT Radioactive diagnostic agent Injection Rx Advanced Accelerator Applications 01Jun16
Glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate BEVESPI AEROSPHERE Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Inhalation aerosol Rx AstraZeneca 25Apr16
Insulin degludec and liraglutide XULTOPHY Diabetes mellitus Injection Rx Novo Nordisk 21Nov16
Insulin glargine and lixisenatide SOLIQUA 100/33 Diabetes mellitus Injection Rx sanofi-aventis U.S. 21Nov16
Ixekizumab TALTZ Plaque psoriasis Injection Rx Eli Lilly 22Mar16
Lifitegrast XIIDRA Dry eye disease Ophthalmic solution Rx Shire US 11Jul16
Linagliptin and metformin hydrochloride JENTADUETO XR Diabetes mellitus Extended-release tablets Rx Boehringer Ingelheim 27May16
Lixisenatide ADLYXIN Diabetes mellitus Injection Rx sanofi-aventis U.S. 27Jul16
Methylene blue PROVAYBLUE Methemoglobinemia Injection Rx American Regent 08Apr16
Nebivolol hydrochloride and valsartan BYVALSON Hypertension Tablet Rx Forest Labs 03Jun16
Nitroglycerin GONITRO Angina pectoris Sublingual powder Rx Espero Pharmaceuticals 08Jun16
Nusinersen SPINRAZA Spinal muscular atrophy Injection Rx Biogen 23Dec16
Obiltoxaximab ANTHIM Inhalational anthrax Injection Rx Elusys Therapeutics 18Mar16
Obeticholic acid OCALIVA Primary biliary cholangitis Tablet Rx Intercept Pharmaceuticals 27May16
Olaratumab LARTRUVO Soft tissue sarcoma Injection Rx Eli Lilly 19Oct16
Oxycodone HCl and naltrexone HCl TROXYCA ER Pain Capsules C-II Pfizer 19Aug16
Pimavanserin NUPLAZID Parkinson’s disease psychosis Tablet Rx Acadia Pharms 29Apr16
Prasterone INTRAROSA Dyspareunia Vaginal inserts Rx Endoceutics 16Nov16
Reslizumab CINQAIR Asthma Injection Rx Teva Respiratory 23Mar16
Riboflavin 5’-phosphate PHOTREXA, PHOTREXA VISCOUS Keratoconus Ophthalmic solution Rx Avedro 15Apr16
Rucaparib RUBRACA Deleterious BRCA mutation Tablets Rx Clovis Oncology 19Dec16
Sofosbuvir and velpatasvir EPCLUSA Hepatitis C virus infection Tablet Rx Gilead Sciences 28Jun16
Sumatriptan ONZETRA Xsail Migraine Nasal powder Rx Avanir Pharms 27Jan16
Tenofovir alafenamide VEMLIDY Chronic hepatitis B virus infection Tablet Rx Gilead Sciences 10Nov16
Tetracaine hydrochloride Tetracaine hydrochloride Topical ophthalmic anesthetic Solution Rx Alcon Labs 29Feb16
Tetracaine HCl and oxymetazoline HCl KOVANAZE Teeth restorative procedure Nasal spray Rx St. Renatus 29Jun16
Venetoclax VENCLEXTA Chronic lymphocytic leukemia Tablets Rx AbbVie 11Apr16

 

Rev 01/17