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AstraZeneca’s Lokelma Approved In US With Label Benefits Over Veltassa

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After delays caused by two complete response letters, AstraZeneca’s Lokelma has been approved in the US with label benefits over its major competitor, Vifor Pharma’s Veltassa.

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