European advisory group backs Sanofi's Dupixent for asthma

|About: Regeneron Pharmaceutic... (REGN)|By:, SA News Editor

The European Medicines Agency's advisory group CHMP has adopted a positive opinion recommending approval for Sanofi's (NASDAQ:SNY) Dupixent (dupilumab) as add-on maintenance treatment for patients at least 12 years old with certain types of severe asthma.

Dupixent is currently approved in Europe for atopic dermatitis.

A final decision from the European Commission usually takes ~60 days.

SNY is up 1% premarket on light volume.

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