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Title
New drug within the six classes of clinical concern - Nexavar
Date
12/30/2005

Question:

Are there any additional drugs in the six classes of clinical concern that must be on formulary prior to January 1, 2006?

Answer:

Nexavar(r) (sorafenib) is an oral anti-cancer agent that was approved on December 20, 2005 and is now available. This drug should be considered a formulary drug on January 1, 2006. Nexavar should be added to the HPMS and Plan Finder formulary files during the next available upload period.