Galderma investigational therapy nemolizumab granted FDA breakthrough therapy designation for the treatment of patients suffering from prurigo nodularis


9 December 2019 - Galderma today announced that the U.S. FDA has granted breakthrough therapy Designation to the investigational therapy nemolizumab for the treatment of pruritus associated with prurigo nodularis.

Prurigo nodularis is a rare, potentially debilitating, chronic skin condition with thick skin nodules covering large body areas and associated severe pruritus. It frequently leads to a severe quality of life impairment.

Galderma is now actively preparing for the initiation of a Phase 3 pivotal program with nemolizumab in adult patients with prurigo nodularis in 2020.

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