Wegovy and Entresto Receive Positive CHMP Opinions for Pediatric Indication Extensions

Two cardiometabolic-related news items have been observed: Novo’s Wegovy (semaglutide) received a positive CHMP opinion to extend the weight management indication to include treatment of adolescents aged 12-18 years (view March CHMP meeting highlights); and Novartis announced that CHMP has adopted a positive opinion recommending the approval of Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) for the treatment of symptomatic HF with left ventricular systolic dysfunction in pediatric patients aged 1 to <18 years (view press release). Below, FENIX provides highlights and insights into the respective news items.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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