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England and Wales reject Leo Pharma's eczema drug

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has decided not to recommend Leo Pharma’s atopic dermatitis treatment tralokinumab.

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The public body responsible for providing guidance and advice for England and Wales, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), has announced in a press release that it does not recommend Leo Pharma’s Adtralza (tralokinumab) as a treatment for atopic dermatitis.

The Danish pharmaceutical firm’s drug was approved in Europe around a year ago, but NICE now questions whether Adtralza works better than other drugs against the disease also known as atopic eczema.

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