Japanese recommendation moves alogliptin closer to the market
This article was originally published in Scrip
An advisory committee to Japan's ministry of health, labour and welfare has recommended for approval Takeda's oral antidiabetic, alogliptin. The positive opinion moves the DPP-4 inhibitor closer to what is likely to be its first market, following the delays in the US last year. Alogliptin has yet to be filed in Europe.
You may also be interested in...
Novel antifungal T-2307, discovered by FUJIFILM Toyama, works by selectively disrupting mitochondrial function. Excelra and Maruho team up to repurpose existing drugs.
Diversified Japanese giant to launch tender for Danish transplant drug specialist as it looks to build US operations for health care business. Lundbeck and Novo Nordisk among investors that will see an exit.