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U.S. FDA approves AstraZeneca's asthma drug

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical firm
AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration approved its drug benralizumab, as an add-on
treatment for patients with severe asthma aged 12 years and
The asthma drug will be marketed under the name Fasenra in
the United States.
Fasenra is under regulatory review in the EU, Japan and
several other countries, the company said.