Active Ingredient(s): Difelikefalin Acetate
FDA Approved: * August 23, 2021
Pharm Company: * CARA THERAP

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Korsuva Overview

Difelikefalin, sold under the brand name Korsuva , is an analgesic opioid peptide used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe pruritus. It acts as a peripherally specific, highly selective agonist of the κ-opioid receptor (KOR).[3][4][5][6] Difelikefalin was approved for medical use in the United States in August 2021.[2][7][8] Difelikefalin acts as an analgesic by activating ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Difelikefalin Acetate
  • Solution: 0.065mg/1.3ml (0.05mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Korsuva: (1 result)

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  • 59353-065 Korsuva 50 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Vifor (International) Inc.

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