European Medicines Agency has accepted for review a marketing authorisation application for the sodium glucose cotransporter-2, empagliflozin
INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, March 27th 2013 [ME NewsWire]
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Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company today announced the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has accepted for review a marketing authorisation application (MAA) for the investigational sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, empagliflozin, for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) in adults. The acceptance of the MAA marks the beginning of the review process in the European Union for this potential oral diabetes treatment.
"We are pleased with the promising results shown in clinical trials of empagliflozin and are delighted that EMA has accepted our marketing authorisation application,” said Prof. Klaus Dugi, Corporate Senior Vice President Medicine, Boehringer Ingelheim. "Type 2 Di
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