Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (REGN Quick QuoteREGN ) announced that the U.K.’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (“MHRA”) has granted Conditional Marketing Authorization (CMA) to its antibody cocktail, casirivimab and imdevimab, to prevent and treat acute COVID-19 infection.
The cocktail is known as REGEN-COV in the United States and Ronapreve in the U.K. and other countries.
The CMA comes amid the rising COVID-19 cases with new variants. The MHRA has also authorized emergency supply of the antibody cocktail to prevent and treat acute COVID-19 infection for people in Northern Ireland. In addition, the antibody cocktail is authorized to treat people across the U.K. who have an existing infection or to prevent COVID-19 infection, including in people who may need ongoing monthly doses if they have a medical condition making them unlikely to respond to or be protected by vaccination.
The authorization is based on results from two phase III studies evaluating the antibody cocktail to treat high-risk non-hospitalized patients and prevent symptomatic infection in asymptomatic household contacts of SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals.
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