DMF, the methyl ester of fumaric acid, combined with three other fumaric acid esters (FAE) was licensed in Germany as an oral therapy for psoriasis under the trade name Fumaderm and Since 2013 it is used to treat adults with relapsing multiple sclerosis under the trade name Tecfidera.
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Sovaldi (Sofosbuvir) is a direct-acting antiviral medication indicated for the treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) infection. On the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, It is the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system.
Glatiramer acetate with the trade name “Copaxone” is a combination of four naturally amino acids: L-glutamic acid, L-alanine, L-tyrosine, and L-lysine that affect the immune system. This unique multiple sclerosis immunomodulatory is the first innovative drug that is developed in Israel.
Sitagliptin previously identified as MK-0431 and marketed as the phosphate salt under the trade name Januvia is an oral Type 2 diabetes medication manufactured by Merck & Co. This new oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic) drug is the top-selling brand in its class. In 2007, an oral combination of sitagliptin and metformin was marketed in the US as Janumet.