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European Commission approval for self-administration of Xolair® across all indications

Monday 17th December 2018
Novartis has announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Xolair® (omalizumab) prefilled syringe (PFS) for self-administration, allowing patients with severe allergic asthma (SAA) and chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) to administer their own treatment.
 
With this approval, Xolair is the first and only biologic to offer the option of self-administration for SAA and CSU.
 
Xolair,...
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