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Must to Remember New Drugs for AIIMS Nov 2019

Nov 2, 2019

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After sharing the complete list of New Drugs approved by the FDA in 2019, we have now up with a segregated list of important drugs. This list has been compiled by Dr. Gobind Rai Garg keeping in mind the upcoming AIIMS Nov exam.


The table includes the name of the drug, mechanism, route and indication.
Drug Mechanism Route Indication
Afamelanotide Melanocortin 1 receptor agonist Subcutaneous Phototoxicity in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria
Andexanet alpha Bind to Factor Xa inhibitors Intravenous To reverse overdose of rivaroxaban and apixaban
Apalutamide Darolutamide Androgen receptor antagonist Oral Prostate carcinoma
Avatrombopag Lusutrombopag Thrombopoietin receptor agonist Oral Thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease
Baloxavir marboxil Inhibit viral replication by inhibiting Cap-dependent endonuclease activity of viral polymerase Oral Single dose treatment of Acute uncomplicated influenza
Baricitinib Janus Kinase inhibitor Oral Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bremelanotide Melanocortin receptor agonist subcutaneous Hypoactive sexual desire disorder in females
Brexanolone GABA-A modulator Intravenous Post partum depression
Caplacizumab vWF-directed antibody fragment IV/SC Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Elagolix GnRH antagonist Oral Pain associated with endometriosis
Erenumab Fremanezumab Galcanezumab Monoclonal antibody against CGRP SC Migraine prophylaxis
Esketamine Non-competitive NMDA antagonist Intranasal Treatment resistant depression
Ibalizumab MAb against CD4 IV HIV
Inotersen Antisense oligonucleotide against transthyretin mRNA Subcutaneous Polyneuropathy of hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis
Istradefylline Adenosine A2 receptor antagonist Oral Off episode in Parkinsonism
Lasmiditan 5HT1F agonist Oral Acute severe migraine
Lofexidine Alpha 2 agonist Oral To decrease opioid withdrawal symptoms
Megalastat Pharmacological chaperone for Alpha galactosidase Oral Fabry’s disease
Moxidectin Bind to Glutamate and GABA chloride channels Oral Onchocerciasis
Netarsudil + Latanoprost Netarsudil: Rho kinase inhibitor Latanoprost: PGF2 apha Topical Open angle glaucoma
Patisiran Small Interfering RNA based therapy against mutant transthyretin Intravenous Polyneuropathy in patients with transthyretin mediated amyloidosis
Pitolisant H3 antagonist/inverse agonist Oral Narcolepsy
Pretomanid Inhibit mycolic acid synthesis Oral For XDR and MDR TB (in combination with bedaquiline and linezolide)
Ravulizumab C5 Complement inhibitor Intravenous Paroxysomal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Romosozumab MAb against sclerostin Subcutaneous Post-menopausal osteoporosis
Selinexor Selective inhibitor of nuclear export Oral Multiple myeloma Diffuse large B cell lymphoma
Semaglutide GLP-1 agonist Oral Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Solriamfetol DA and NA reuptake inhibitor Oral For excessive day time sleepiness in Obstructive sleep apnea and Narcolepsy
Stiripentol Increases GABAergic activity Oral Dravet Syndrome
Tafenoquine Free radical mediated killing of hypnozooites Oral Single dose radical cure of P. vivax malaria
Tecovirimat Inhibit formation of extracellular viral forms Oral Small pox
Tenapanor NHE-3 inhibitor Oral IBS with constipation
Tolvaptan Vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist Oral To slow kidney function decline in adult polycystic kidney disease
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We hope this list will surely prove helpful to you for the upcoming AIIMS exam.
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