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Basilea Announces Filing of New Drug Submission in Canada for Alitretinoin


Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. (SWX:BSLN) announced today the filing of a New Drug Submission (NDS) for alitretinoin with the Therapeutic Products Directorate of Health Canada.
This submission supports the proposed use of oral alitretinoin in severe refractory chronic hand eczema. Marketing applications for the use of alitretinoin in the treatment of severe chronic refractory hand eczema have also been filed in Switzerland and in several EU member states.
About Basilea
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is an integrated biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (SWX:BSLN). Basilea is currently focused on the research, development and commercialization of new antibacterial, antifungal and dermatology drugs in the hospital and specialty care setting.
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