EU Confirms Sirukumab Filing Withdrawal, J&J Moves On
Janssen-Cilag has withdrawn the EU marketing application for the IL-6 inhibitor sirukumab, with the CHMP saying the long-term safety of sirukumab had not been well characterized and further clinical studies were required, a conclusion also drawn earlier by the US FDA.
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