Zoetis’ Librela (bedinvetmab) Receives the US FDA’s Approval to Control Osteoarthritis Pain in Dogs
- The US FDA has approved the first anti-NGF mAb treatment, Librela (qm) for the control of pain associated with OA in dogs
- The results from 2 field studies showed a reduction in OA over PBO and reduces pain. Acc. to studies, Librela improves people's mobility & overall QoL while Librela's effectiveness might not become apparent until after 2nd dose, dogs may also experience a reduction in pain as early as 7days after 1st dose
- Additionally, dogs treated with bedinvetmab experienced lasting OA pain relief over the course of the study with monthly inj. in a continuation study. The therapy is expected to be available in the US in late 2023 & was approved for use in Canada, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, Japan & other markets
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