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FDA approves new larger production setup for Genmab drug

After the US health authorities approved a new production setup at Horizon Therapeutics, which holds the rights to Genmab's drug Tepezza, the company expects that current supply-related issues will soon be resolved.

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With April 1 as the starting point, Horizon Therapeutics expects to put a stop to the supply issues which have affected the company's new and highly popular launch Tepezza since December last year, which the firm states in a press release.

The firm's solution, as it turns out, is that it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to introduce a new production setup, which allows Horizon Therapeutics to produce more of the drug itself, rather than outsourcing this task to contractors.

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