Zinbryta risks outweigh benefits, European report

Multiple sclerosis treatment Zinbryta was withdrawn in March and now a review by the European Medicines Agency has found its risks outweigh its benefits. The review confirms the drug’s association with the risk of developing severe and potentially fatal immune reactions in the brain, liver and other organs. It was carried out by to the … Continue reading Zinbryta risks outweigh benefits, European report

MS treatment Zinbryta (daclizumab) withdrawn worldwide amid safety concerns

Disease modifying therapy daclizumab (Zinbryta) has been withdrawn from sale worldwide. Its manufacturers took the decision after reports that a number of people taking the treatment developed serious inflammatory brain disorders. That’s how the news was announced on the MS Society’s website. In the UK, the treatment will no longer be available via the country’s … Continue reading MS treatment Zinbryta (daclizumab) withdrawn worldwide amid safety concerns

After Long Wait, Zinbryta Gains Approval in Areas of the UK

News that daclizumab, brand name Zinbryta, has been given the go-ahead to be available through the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) for treating relapsing MS, at least in part of the country, is good news. But why has the decision taken so long? Possibly, because the first decision, last September, was ‘no.’ The latest decision by … Continue reading After Long Wait, Zinbryta Gains Approval in Areas of the UK