New Drugs

Brand/Generic Company Description
Albrioza
sodium phenylbutyrate/ursodoxicoltaurine
Amylyx/Innomar Strategies

An oral combination that may reduce neuronal death in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Bimzelx
bimekizumab
UCB Canada

A monoclonal antibody for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Breyanzi
lisocabtagene maraleucel
Celegene

An immunotherapy for B-cell lymphoma.

Byooviz
ranibizumab
Biogen Canada

A biosimilar to Lucentis.

Cibinqo
abrocitinib
Pfizer Canada

A Janus kinase-1 inhibitor for refractory, moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.

Comirnaty Original & Omicron (BA.1)
COVID-19 vaccine, bivalent
Pfizer

A bivalent COVID-19 vaccine.

Covifenz
COVID-19 vaccine
Medicago

A plant-based, recombinant, adjuvanted vaccine for prevention of COVID-19.

Evusheld
tixagevimab and cilgavimab
AstraZeneca Canada

A combination monoclonal antibody for pre-exposure prophylaxis of COVID-19.

HyQvia
immunoglobulin/ hyaluronidase
Takeda

A subcutaneous replacement therapy for immunodeficiencies.

Jcovden
COVID-19 vaccine
Janssen

New brand name (previously called Janssen COVID-19 vaccine).

Kerendia
finerenone
Bayer

An oral aldosterone antagonist to reduce cardiovascular and renal risks

Korsuva
difelikefalin
Otsuka

New IV kappa opioid receptor agonist for moderate to severe pruritis in adult patients receiving hemodialysis.

Koselugo
selumetinib
AstraZeneca

An oral kinase inhibitor for children with neurofibromatosis type 1

Letybo
letibotulinumtoxinA
Croma Aesthetics

A neuromuscular blocking agent to temporarily improve moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows.

Livtencity
maribavir
Takeda

An oral antiviral to treat post-transplant cytomegalovirus (CMV) infections

Myxredlin
human insulin, recombinant
Baxter

A biosimilar to Novolin ge Toronto.

Nuvaxovid
COVID-19 vaccine
Novavax (US)/ Innomar Strategies

Adjuvanted vaccine for prevention of COVID-19.

Ontruzant
trastuzumab
Samsung Bioepsis/ Organon

A biosimilar to Herceptin.

Orladeyo
berotralstat
BioCryst/Innomar Strategies

An oral plasma kallikrein inhibitor to prevent hereditary angioedema.

Oxlumo
lumasiran
Alnylam Netherlands/ Innomar Strategies

A glycolate oxidase reducer for primary hyperoxaluria.

Palynziq
pegvaliase
Biomarin

An enzyme that reduces blood phenylalanine concentrations in phenylketonuria.

Paxlovid
nirmatrelvir/ritonavir
Pfizer Canada

New oral antiviral for mild to moderate COVID-19 infection in patients at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19.

Pluvicto
lutetium vipivotide tetraxetan
Advanced Accelerator Applications (US)

A targeted radiopharmaceutical for metastatic-castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).

Poteligeo
mogamulizumab
Kyow Kirin/Innomar Strategies

A monoclonal antibody for mycosis fungoides or Sezary syndrome.

Prevnar 20
pneumococcal vaccine
Pfizer Canada

20-valent vaccine for prevention of pneumococcal disease.

Rezurock
belumosudil
Sanofi-Aventis

A protein kinase inhibitor for chronic graft-versus-host disease.

Rholistiq
belumosudil
Kadmon (US)

A protein kinase inhibitor for chronic graft-versus-host disease.

Ryaltris
olopatadine/mometasone
Glenmark/Bausch Health

A new combination nasal spray formulation for nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis

Rylaze
crisantaspase recombinanat
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

An asparagine-depleting enzyme for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and lymphoblastic lymphoma (LBL).

Rybrevant
amivantamab
Janssen

A new monoclonal antibody for locally advanced/metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.

Scemblix
asciminib
Novartis

A tyrosine kinase inhibitor for chronic phase chronic myeloid leukemia.

Semglee
insulin glargine
BGP Pharma/Viatris

A biosimilar to Lantus.

Simlandi
adalimumab
Jamp Pharma

A biosimilar to Humira.

Slynd
drospirenone
Duchesnay

New progestin-only oral contraceptive.

Sohonos
palovarotene
Ipsen

An oral retinoic-acid receptor gamma agonist for fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

SpikeVax Bivalent
COVID-19 vaccine
Moderna

Bivalent (original/Omicron BA.1 variants) mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

Sunlenca
lenacapavir
Gilead Sciences

New capsid function inhibitor for multidrug-resistant HIV.

Tabrecta
capmatinib
Novartis

New oral protein kinase inhibitor for non-small cell lung cancer.

Tavneos
avacopan
Otsuka Canada

New oral complement 5a antagonist for active anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic auto-antibody associated vasculitis.

Tezspire
tezepelumab
AstraZeneca Canada

A new monoclonal antibody for severe asthma.

Vraylar
cariprazine
Allergan

New oral atypical antipsychotic for schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder.

Welireg
belzutifan
Merck

An oral hypoxia-inducible factor 2 alpha (HIF-2α) inhibitor for von Hippel-Lindau disease-associated renal cell carcinoma.

Xpovio
selinexor
Forus Therapeutics

An oral inhibitor of tumor suppressor proteins for multiple myeloma.

Brand/Generic Company Description
Benvyon
bendamustine
Pfizer

A new solution formulation.

Duokopt
dorzolamide/timolol
Thea Lab

A preservative-free formulation.

Elonox/Elonox HP
enoxaparin
Fresenius Kabi

A biosimilar to Lovenox/Lovenox HP

Esamuze
bendamustine
Dr. Reddy’s

A concentrated bendamustine solution (requires dilution before IV infusion).

Eyezirgan
ganciclovir
Thea Pharma

A new ophthalmic gel formulation.

Lumify
brimonidine
Bausch Health

A lower strength, over-the-counter ophthalmic solution.

Methofill Self-Dose Injector
methotrexate
Accord Healthcare

A new subcutaneous self-injector formulation

Susvimo
ranibizumab
Hoffmann-La Roche

A new refillable intravitreal implant.

Zynrelef
bupivacaine/meloxicam
Heron Therapeutics (US)

A combination analgesic solution for surgical wound instillation.

Brand/Generic Company Description