Roche Touts Safety Profile For NMOSD Drug Satralizumab
Approvals Sought For Rare Disorder
With Alexion's Soliris already approved, and Viela's inebilizumab within touching distance of an FDA green light, Roche is highlighting the safety profile of its investigational neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder drug satralizumab.
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Roche hopes that its investigational drug satralizumab for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder will win EU approval in the second half of 2020.
The market opportunity in the EU for Alexion’s Soliris has increased following European Commission approval of the additional indication, NMOSD. The EU indications for Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Empliciti have been extended to include use with pomalidomide and dexamethasone in a triplet combination for relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma.