Danish Medicines Council recommends Genmab-developed sclerosis drug

On Thursday, the Danish Medicines Council announced that sclerosis drug Kesimpta, which is owned by Novartis but was developed by Genmab, can be used to treat Danes with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis and high disease activity.

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In December, the Danish Medicines Council wasn’t convinced of the therapeutic advantages of Novartis’s sclerosis drug, Kesimpta.

Despite this, the council has now recommended the treatment for regular use in Danish hospitals – however, only for a subset of patients, those with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and high disease activity, the council reports in a press realease.

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