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Japan Nods Include Global Firsts For Duvroq, Vafseo And First Local Biosimilar Humira

Plus Five-Product Bonanza For Novartis

Executive Summary

Japan’s regulators have approved a large batch of new products, including a novel antibody from Chugai, two world-first nods for the country’s second HIF-PH inhibitors and an asthma therapy, and the first Humira biosimilar in Japan – as well as five drugs from Novartis.

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