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Leo Pharma receives UK approval for Adtralza

Efforts to receive approvals for Leo Pharma's eczema treatment Adtralza are continuing, and have now been rewarded by permission to launch the drug on the UK market.

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While Leo Pharma awaits news on the fate of Adtralza in the US in the wake of a rejection from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier in the year, the company has positive news from the United Kingdom.

In connection with the final approval given by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the Danish firm has now also received authorization to market the drug in the UK from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

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