AbbVie Inc (ABBV.K)
17 Aug 2017
BRIEF-Abbvie's Maviret approved by Health Canada for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in all major genotypes
* Abbvie's Maviret approved by Health Canada for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C in all major genotypes Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved AbbVie Inc's drug to treat certain adults with chronic hepatitis C.
* U.S. FDA- FDA granted the application priority review, breakthrough therapy designations, granted approval of Mavyret to Abbvie Inc Source text : (http://bit.ly/2vxrKo3) Further company coverage:
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AbbVie Inc said on Friday it had received European approval to market its drug for treatment of all six major forms of hepatitis C.
July 28 AbbVie Inc said on Friday it had received European approval to market its drug for treatment of all six major forms of hepatitis C.
* European Commission grants Abbvie's Maviret (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir) marketing authorization for the treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in all major genotypes (GT1-6)
AbbVie Inc's said it would be cautious with drug pricing, especially for Humira, the world's biggest selling drug, sending its shares down 2 percent, despite the drugmaker's quarterly profit narrowly beating estimates.
* Co reiterates 2017 adjusted profit forecast (Adds conference call details, shares)
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