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UK’s NICE Namuscla Decision A ‘Red Flag’ For Repurposed Medicines

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Lupin and patient groups have slammed NICE’s “unprecedented” preliminary decision not to mandate funding for the repurposed rare disease treatment Namuscla for patients on England’s National Health Service who are already taking the drug. The move could set a precedent and is concerning for patients and R&D investments, says the company.

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