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FDA Approves Kesimpta (ofatumumab) Targeted B-cell Therapy for Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves Kesimpta (ofatumumab) Targeted B-cell Therapy for Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Print this page Basel, August 20, 2020 — Novartis today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Kesimpta® (ofatumumab, formerly OMB157) as an injection for subcutaneous use for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS), to include clinically… Read More »

Merck KGaA donates multiple sclerosis med Rebif to French COVID-19 trial

With drugmakers scouring their portfolios for possible COVID-19 therapeutics, meds approved years ago are now being viewed with fresh eyes. That’s the case for Merck KGaA’s aging multiple sclerosis med Rebif, which French researchers are now hoping could help ease symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus. Merck KGaA has donated samples of Rebif to France’s Institut National… Read More »