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Leo Pharma eczema treatment recommended in two UK countries

After postponing the decision in April, the British medicines council NICE has now ruled that Adtralza can be recommended to treat atopic dermatitis.

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After months of back and forth, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has decided that Leo Pharma’s monoclonal antibody Adtralza (tralokinumab) can be recommended as a treatment for moderate to severe eczema.

In a press release, Leo Pharma reveals that this decision means Adtralza can become a standard treatment for adult patients in England and Wales who are good candidates for systemic therapies. However, patients must have tried one systemic immuno-suppressive treatment before being prescribed Adtralza.

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