Array BioPharma Announces FDA Approval of Braftovi (encorafenib) in Combination with Mektovi (binimetinib) for Unresectable or Metastatic Melanoma with BRAF Mutations

Last updated: 01 November 2019

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Array BioPharma Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Braftovi capsules in combination with Mektovi tablets for the treatment of patients with unresectable or metastatic melanoma with a BRAFV600E or BRAFV600K mutation. Braftovi is not indicated for the treatment of patients with wild-type BRAF melanoma.

Braftovi + Mektovi are not approved outside of the U.S. The European Medicines Agency (EMA), as well as the Swiss Medicines Agency (Swissmedic) and the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), are currently reviewing the Marketing Authorization Applications submitted by Pierre Fabre, and Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency has accepted the Manufacturing and Marketing Approval applications submitted by Ono Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd.

Read about the approval in this article.