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U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor

Aug 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumor usually affecting joints and limbs.

The label for the treatment, Turalio, includes a boxed warning flagging the risk of serious and potentially fatal liver injury.

Independent experts on an advisory panel to the FDA voted in favor Turalio in May. (Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)