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Roche's Ocrevus receives EU approval for MS

January 12, 2018 8:35 PM UTC

Roche (SIX:ROG; OTCQX:RHHBY) said the European Commission approved Ocrevus ocrelizumab to treat the relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (PPMS). Roche said Ocrevus is the first and only disease-modifying drug for PPMS approved in the EU.

In March 2017, FDA approved the second-generation humanized mAb against CD20 for the same indications (see BioCentury Extra, March 29, 2017)...

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