Active Ingredient(s):Difelikefalin Acetate FDA Approved: * August 23, 2021 Pharm Company: *CARA THERAP
Difelikefalin, sold under the brand name Korsuva, is an analgesic opioid peptide used for the treatment of moderate to severe itching. It acts as a peripherally specific, highly selective agonist of the κ-opioid receptor (KOR).
Difelikefalin was approved for medical use in the United States in August 2021.
Difelikefalin acts as an analgesic by activating KO...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.