Thursday, October 10, 2013

FDA Approves Duavee to Treat Hot Flashes and Prevent Osteoporosis

Bazedoxifene is a third generation selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), under development by Pfizer following the completion of their takeover of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Pfizer are seeking approval for bazedoxifene in the prevention and treatment ofpostmenopausal osteoporosis. Bazedoxfiene is the result of an exclusive research collaboration between Wyeth Pharmaceuticalsand Ligand Pharmaceuticals.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Duavee (conjugated estrogens/bazedoxifene) for women who suffer from moderate-to-severe hot flashes (vasomotor symptoms) associated with menopause and to prevent osteoporosis after menopause....

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