FDA Accepts Merck New Drug Application for Sugammadex Sodium Injection
Neuromuscular blockade, which is used by anesthesiologists to relax muscles during surgery, is revered by the sugammadex sodium injection. Upon approval, this substance would be one of the first medicines of its kind to be used in the U.S. surgical setting.
The FDA previously rejected the NDA in 2008 and requested more data on allergic reactions and bleeding events. The application has now been deemed complete for review.
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