Oral MS drug Gilenya® approved in Australia and Switzerland

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Oral MS drug Gilenya® approved in Australia and Switzerland

Postby MSUK » Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:15 am

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Novartis International AG said that Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, and the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration or TGA have granted approval for Gilenya 0.5 mg as a first-line, oral disease-modifying therapy for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

The company stated that the data from a two-year placebo- controlled study showed a reduction in relapse rate of 54% compared with placebo.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1309
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