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Allergan Inc. (AGN) Announces OZURDEX® (Dexamethasone 700 mcg Intravitreal Implant In Applicator) Receives European Positive Opinion For The Treatment Of Diabetic Macular Edema


7/25/2014 9:15:57 AM

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IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) announced today that the European Union’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended extending the Marketing Authorization for OZURDEX® (dexamethasone 700 mcg intravitreal implant in applicator) to treat adult patients with vision loss due to diabetic macular edema (DME) who are pseudophakic (have an artificial lens implant), or who are considered insufficiently responsive to, or unsuitable for non-corticosteroid therapy. The CHMP is the scientific committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) that recommends medicines for Marketing Authorization across the 28 member states of the European Union. The final decision from the European Commission is expected within a few months.

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