Gattex

Active Ingredient(s): Teduglutide
FDA Approved: * December 21, 2012
Pharm Company: * NPS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Gattex Overview

Teduglutide (brand names Gattex in the US and Revestive in Europe) is a 33-membered polypeptide and glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) analog that is used for the treatment of short bowel syndrome. It works by promoting mucosal growth and possibly restoring gastric emptying and secretion.[1] In Europe it has been granted orphan drug status and is marketed under the brand Revestive by Nycomed. It was approved by the United States under the name Gattex on 21 December 2012 and also...

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process to recieve gattex

I have 7-8 inches of small intestine. I had a total colectomy. I've been on TPN for 6 years and my liver is being affected. I am on hydration all day. Nothing I eat or drink stays with me more than a minute. Food comes out as it goes in. Gattex is my last chance at life,it's been 3 weeks since I went to Docs and filled out paperwork for this med. My ins. will not cover and I'm on disability. How long does the process take to be approved? ## Hi, Sherri! I am very sorry about the problems you're having and that you're suffering so much. However, this website is not affiliated with any medication manufacturer or program that provides them. You could try to contact the manufacture if they're the ones that you applied for assistance with, their site lists a phone numb...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Teduglutide
  • Injection: 0.05 mg/kg
  • Powder: 5mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Gattex: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 68875-0101 Gattex 5 mg/1 Subcutaneous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Nps Pharmaceuticals
  • 68875-0102 Gattex Kit by Nps Pharmaceuticals
  • 68875-0103 Gattex Kit by Nps Pharmaceuticals

Other drugs which contain Teduglutide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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process to recieve gattex
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