World’s most expensive drug approved to treat hemophilia at USD 3.5m a dose

Despite the high cost, one analyst thinks that CSL Behring’s Hemgenix, the drug that frees up patients from almost all previously needed infusions, could be successful.

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US regulators approved CSL Behring’s hemophilia B gene therapy, a one-off infusion that frees patients from regular treatments but costs USD 3.5m a dose, making it the most expensive medicine in the world.

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