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Farxiga approved in treatment for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

Farxiga approved in treatment for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

NEW YORK — AstraZeneca’s Farxiga (dapagliflozin) has been approved in the US to reduce the risk of cardiovascular (CV) death and hospitalization for heart failure in adults with heart failure (NYHA class II-IV) with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) with and without type 2 diabetes (T2D). The approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was based

Novartis set to release Entresto heart failure drug

Novartis set to release Entresto heart failure drug

BASEL, Switzerland — Novartis has received Food and Drug Administration approval for Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) tablets, a medication for heart failure with reduced injection fraction. An angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI), Entresto reduces the strain on a failing heart. The twice-a-day tablet acts to enhance the protective neurohormonal systems of the heart while simultaneously suppressing the