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CHMP recommends Leo Pharma's tralokinumab for approval in atopic dermatitis

The EMA's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommends the approval of Leo Pharma's new eczema treatment tralokinumab within the EU. There is hope the drug will take the company to new heights.

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Almost five years after acquiring tralokinumab from Astrazeneca, Leo Pharma is at the cusp of getting approval for the drug on the European market.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given a positive recommendation of the drug, which more or less ensures a final approval. Now, all tralokinumab needs is a formal authorization from the EU Commission, which usually arrives after a couple of months.

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