US FDA approves Novartis's Ilaris for CAPS
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The US FDA has approved Novartis's IL-1β antagonist Ilaris (canakinumab) for adults and children who have the rare auto-inflammatory disease cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS). This marks the first-ever approval for Ilaris, an antibody therapy that is also under regulatory review in the EU and other markets.
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