Active Ingredient(s):Metreleptin FDA Approved: * February 24, 2014 Pharm Company: *AMYLIN PHARMS LLC
Metreleptin, sold under the brand name Myalept among others, is a synthetic analog of the hormone leptin used to treat various forms of dyslipidemia. It has been approved in Japan for metabolic disorders including lipodystrophy and in the United States as replacement therapy to treat the complications of leptin deficiency, in addition to diet, in patients with congenital generalized or acquired generalized lipodystrophy.
The most common side effects include hypoglycaemia (...
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
Myalept 11.3 mg/2.2ml Subcutaneous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution