Fedratinib: First Approval
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is a JAK2-selective inhibitor that has been developed as an oral treatment for
myelofibrosis. In August 2019, fedratinib received
its first global approval in the USA for the treatment of adult patients with
intermediate-2 or high-risk primary or secondary (post-polycythemia vera or
post-essential thrombocythemia) myelofibrosis. Phase III clinical
development for myelofibrosis is ongoing worldwide. This article summarizes the
milestones in the development of fedratinib leading to this first approval for
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