Scrip is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Europe approves Tasigna for first-line CML

This article was originally published in Scrip

Executive Summary

Novartis completed the full set of major market approvals just before the Christmas break when the European Commission gave the green light to the Swiss major's Tasigna (nilotinib) for treatment of patients with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukaemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase. The US Food & Drug Administration, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and Swissmedic had previously approved Tasigna in the first-line indication.






Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts