FDA approves Ascendis' weekly growth hormone

A growth hormone for weekly use made by Denmark's Ascendis Pharma may now be commercialized in the US after the public authority approved the company's treatment, Skytrofa.

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Danish biotechnology company Ascendis Pharma is now permitted to send its first medication to market in the US.

Wednesday evening, the listed company informs that the US Food & Drug Administration has rubber stamped Trancon hGH, a weekly growth growth hormone to be henceforth marketed by under trademark Skytrofa.

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