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FDA approves Ultragenyx's Mepsevii for MPS VII

November 15, 2017 9:12 PM UTC

FDA approved Mepsevii vestronidase alfa-vjbk (rhGUS, UX003) from Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE) to treat mucopolysaccharidosis VII (MPS VII; Sly syndrome). Mepsevii is the first therapy approved for the indication.

Ultragenyx said Mepsevii will be available to patients in the U.S. later this month. The company did not disclose a price for the therapy, but said it will be priced in line with enzyme replacement therapies (ERTs) for other MPS disorders...

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