Novartis’s Beovu Launch Clouded By Safety Worries
Beovu Uncertainty Should Benefit Regeneron’s Eylea
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Having struggled to allay safety concerns for its use in wet age-related macular degeneration, the Swiss major has faith Beovu's efficacy and less frequent dosing will prove more than a match for established DME rival Eylea and newcomer Vabysmo.
Blow For Novartis Eye Drug Beovu As Studies Stop On Safety Worries
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