Top 10 Influential New Drugs of 2015

The FDA has approved 44 new drugs this year, an increase from the 41 approved in 2014.  A recent article lists, in the author’s opinion, the 10 most significant drugs from the 44 new approvals.  Selection was based upon either a drug’s benefit for patients or drugs highlighting trends within the pharmaceutical industry and where it may be headed.

1) Opdivo (Bristol-Myers Squibb)

2 Repatha/Praluent (Amgen and Sanofi/Regeneron)

3) Orkambi (Vertex)

4) Entresto (Novartis)

5) Zarxio (Sandoz)

6) Spritam (Aprecia)

7) Saxenda (Novo Nordisk)

8) Dengvaxia (Sanofi Pasteur)

9) Addyi (Sprout)

10) Empliciti (BMS and AbbVie)

Read the full analysis here