Regulatory update: albiglutide US PDUFA date extended by three months

Regulatory update: albiglutide US PDUFA date extended by three months

Issued: Friday 2 August 2013, London UK

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK) today announced that the US Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date for albiglutide, an investigational once-weekly treatment for adult patients with type 2 diabetes, has been extended by three months to 15 April 2014 to provide time for a full review of information submitted by GSK in response to the Food and Drug Administration's requests.

GSK announced the submission of a Biologics Licence Application to the US FDA for albiglutide on 14 January 2013 and this was followed by the submission of a Marketing Authorisation Application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on 7 March 2013. The EMA filing is progressing to schedule. Albiglutide is not approved for use anywhere in the world.

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