FDA Approves Injectable Form Of Glaxo's Benlysta

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GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Friday said it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a new self-injectable form of Benlysta, a treatment for the immune system disease systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Glaxo also said Friday that it has submitted an EU filing for the use of its drug Relvar Ellipta in patients with Asthma.

Shares at 1300 GMT, down 2 pence, or 0.15%, at 1,623 pence valuing the company at GBP79.8 billion.

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July 21, 2017 09:18 ET (13:18 GMT)