Diplomat to fill Xermelo prescriptions for patients with carcinoid syndrome diarrhea

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals’ Xermelo was recently approved with orphan status by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Diplomat, the USA largest independent specialty pharmacy, will fill prescriptions for it, as it has been selected to the limited-distribution panel of the drug.

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Sanofi and Lexicon to develop sotagliflozin (for diabetics)

Sanofi and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals have entered into a collaboration and license agreement for the development and commercialization of sotagliflozin, an investigational new oral dual inhibitor of sodium-glucose cotransporters 1 and 2 (SGLT-1 and SGLT-2), which could be a potential treatment option for people with diabetes.

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