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Novartis AG (NVS)'s Gilenya Given Final Approval by UK's Cost Agency



4/25/2012 7:40:34 AM

Novartis AG (NOVN)’s multiple sclerosis pill Gilenya won final approval from England’s health-cost agency for some patients after the company agreed to a discounted price. The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, or NICE, recommended Gilenya as a treatment option for some adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, a form of the disease in which symptoms worsen and improve periodically, it said in a statement today. The decision confirms a preliminary ruling made last month.

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