Leqembi Safety Is Focus Of Three Postmarketing Requirements From US FDA
Required studies will assess the risks of ARIA and intracerebral hemorrhage, as well as safety in ApoE ε4 homozygotes. For the required registry-based study, the FDA suggests use of the ALZ-NET platform with no mention of CMS’ newly established registry, which may lack the level of detailed information needed to satisfy the drug regulator’s request.
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