Novo Nordisk’s Esperoct (turoctocog alfa pegol, N8-GP) Receives European Commission Approval for the Treatment of Hemophilia A

Novo Nordisk’s Esperoct (turoctocog alfa pegol, N8-GP) Receives European Commission Approval for the Treatment of Hemophilia A

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  • The approval is based on results from pre-registration clinical programme assessing Esperoct in 270 patients with severe hemophilia A with 5+years of clinical exposure. The authorization covers all 28 European Union member states
  • The marketing authorization follows EMA’s CHMP positive opinion granted on Apr 26, 2019 with its expected launch in European countries in H2’19
  • Esperoct is an extended half-life factor VIII molecule providing 1.6fold half-life prolongation, indicated for the prophylaxis and on-demand treatment of bleeding as well as for surgical procedures in adolescents (≥12yrs.) and adults with hemophilia A

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