MS drug Fampyra receives negative opinion from the CHMP

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MS drug Fampyra receives negative opinion from the CHMP

Postby MSUK » Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:04 am

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Biogen Idec announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a negative opinion recommending against approval of FAMPYRA® (prolonged-release fampridine 10 mg tablets) to improve walking ability in adult patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the European Union.

Biogen Idec intends to appeal this opinion and request a re-examination of the decision by the CHMP.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1310
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Re: MS drug Fampyra receives negative opinion from the CHMP

Postby scorpion » Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:25 am

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Biogen Idec announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a negative opinion recommending against approval of FAMPYRA® (prolonged-release fampridine 10 mg tablets) to improve walking ability in adult patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the European Union.

Biogen Idec intends to appeal this opinion and request a re-examination of the decision by the CHMP.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1310


It just seems that no one can make up their minds about amprya. Usually this means that it is not living up to expectations and will slowly fizzle out! :cry:
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Walking speed

Postby RuSmolikova » Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:11 am

Walking speed is not meaningful benefit for european regulator...
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