Janssen receives new approval for Darzalex in Canada

Canadian authorities have approved the use of Darzalex, which is Genmab-developed, for treating the rare disease amyloidosis.

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Janssen is still working hard to promote its big seller Darzalex, and this is now paying off in Canada.

The company has announced that Canadian authorities have approved the injection-based version of this drug, known as Darzalex Faspro, as a treatment for the rare blood disorder AL amyloidosis, which can potentially lead to extensive organ damage. This is the first time that a treatment for this disease has been approved in Canada.

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