New Drug Approvals and New Pediatric Indications

An Update for Pediatric Healthcare Providers

Marcia L. Buck, PharmD, FCCP, FPPAG, BCPPS


Pediatr Pharm. 2017;23(7) 

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A wide variety of new drugs and new pediatric indications have recently been approved by the FDA that will be of benefit to children. These changes represent continued interest by pharmaceutical manufacturers in the pediatric population and the continued value of incentives for conducting pediatric studies and developing new dosage formulations for children. For additional information on FDA approvals and labeling changes, as well as safety alerts, all healthcare providers are encouraged to sign up for email updates at or follow the FDA on Facebook or Twitter.