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.

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

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