Thursday September 24, 2020

Amryt seeks to have rare condition drug approved for payment

The Dublin company is in discussion with regulators in Britain and France to have metreleptin, a treatment for abnormal distribution of fat in the body, approved for payment reimbursement

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
9th August, 2020
Joe Wiley, Amryt's chief executive, said last week that it is in discussions with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Amryt, the Dublin-based rare drug developer, is in talks with medicines regulators in Britain and other European countries to get its treatments approved for payment reimbursement.

Britain is one of the remaining large European markets where metreleptin, a treatment for lipodystrophy, is yet to be approved for payment following its launch last year. The medical condition involves an abnormal distribution of fat in the body.

Joe Wiley, Amryt's chief executive, said last week that it...

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