Albireo Sets Sights On Rare Disease Model
First Indication Under Review, With Plans For Two More
Anticipating approval this summer of the first drug for PFIC, Albireo hopes to add Alagille syndrome and biliary atresia to odevixibat labeling. Firm has modeled its commercial plans on the success of other rare disease firms.
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The company anticipates an addressable global market for progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis of 2,500 patients, with initial plans to focus on around 100 physicians at 60 centers.
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