AstraZeneca Wins FDA Approval for Diabetes Drug

Feb. 28, 2017

AstraZeneca has announced FDA-approval for once-daily Qtern, for the treatment of type-2 diabetes.

Qtern fixed-dose combination is intended to provide an additional oral medicine option for patients taking Farxiga, approved in 2014, to improve blood sugar level.

The combo med was delayed in 2015, after the FDA requested additional clinical data for approval.

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