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FDA Approves At-Home Administration of GSK Asthma Drug

June 7, 2019

The FDA has approved an auto-injector and a prefilled syringe for administering GlaxoSmithKline’s respiratory drug Nucala (mepolizumab) at home.

The approval makes GSK’s severe asthma treatment the first anti-IL5 biologic to receive the FDA’s greenlight for at-home administration and the first respiratory biologic that’s received U.S. approval for auto-injector administration.

The drug’s new at-home administration options will be rolled out quickly in the US, the drugmaker said.

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