Leo Pharma files for marketing approval of tralokinumab in Japan

Pharmaceutical company Leo Pharma has announced it has filed a marketing authorization application with the Japanese health authority for the moderate-to-severe atopic eczema drug, tralokinumab.

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Leo Pharma has filed an application for marketing authorization of tralokinumab, the company’s treatment for patients with moderate-to-severe atopic eczema, in Japan, the company announces in a press release.

The filing with the Japanese Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) comes one month after Leo Pharma was successful in finally getting tralokinumab approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a verdict that had been postponed by eight months.

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