Pink Sheet is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction

Japan Lifts Decades-Old Bans On Somatropin In Diabetes, IFNβ In Pregnancy

Pressure From Doctors And Companies

Executive Summary

Japan cautiously lifts decades-old bans on somatropin’s use in diabetic patients and interferon beta 1a/1b in pregnant patients, judging benefits can outweigh risks and following requests from doctors and pharma firms to consider patients.

You may also be interested in...



Too Fast, Too Much? Japan Cuts Prices By 6.7% As Annual Revisions Bite

The Japanese government will apply new drug reimbursement prices from 1 April, under which Pfizer’s Vyndaqel will be slashed by 75% and UCB's E Keppra by 26%. Nobelpharma and Santen will be also affected by the revision, which averages close to 7% across the board.

Japan’s New Infertility Coverage To Drive The Market

Japan's national health insurance scheme will reimburse infertility treatments from April 2022, in a bid to make the treatments more accessible to patients by effectively lowering the cost by 70%. The key strategic aim is to raise a low birth rate and the move is also set to substantially expand the market for such products for both domestic and foreign players.

Keeping Track: Immunocore Wins Nod For First T-Cell Receptor Therapeutic; Veklury And Nucala Expand Settings Of Use; Merck & Co. Strikes Out In Chronic Cough

The latest drug development news and highlights from the Pink Sheet’s US FDA Performance Tracker.

Topics

Related Companies

Latest News
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

PS145982

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel