ADDING MULTIMEDIA Alexion Receives FDA Approval of SOLIRIS® (eculizumab) for the Treatment of Adults with Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) who are Anti-Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) Antibody Positive


BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved SOLIRIS® (eculizumab) for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) in adult patients who are anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody positive.1 Approximately three quarters (73%) of all patients with NMOSD test positive for anti-AQP4 auto-antibodies.2 The FDA approved SOLIRIS following an expedited six-month priority review. NMOSD is a….