Macugen

Active Ingredient(s): Pegaptanib
FDA Approved: * December 17, 2004
Pharm Company: * EYETECH PHARMS
Category: Vision / Eye Health

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



Macugen Overview

Pegaptanib sodium injection (brand name Macugen) is an anti-angiogenic medicine for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD).[2] It was discovered by NeXstar Pharmaceuticals and licensed in 2000 to EyeTech Pharmaceuticals, now OSI Pharmaceuticals, for late stage development and marketing in the United States.[3] Outside the US pegaptanib is marketed by Pfizer. Approval was granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) i...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pegaptanib
  • Injection: 0.3mg/0.09ml, eq 0.3mg acid/0.09ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Macugen: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 68782-001 Macugen 3.47 mg/ml Intravitreal Injection, Solution by Eyetech Inc.

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

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