TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection has received approval for the treatment of Macular Edema Following Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO) from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.http://www.pharmalive.com/japan-approves-eylea
In November 2011 the United States Food and Drug Administration approved aflibercept for the treatment of wet macular degeneration.
On August 3, 2012 the United States Food and Drug Administration approved Zaltrap (ziv-aflibercept) for use in combination with 5-fluorouracil, leucovorin and irinotecan to treat adults with metastatic colorectal cancer that is resistant to or has progressed following an oxaliplatin‑containing regimen.
In November 2012 the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved aflibercept for the treatment of wet macular degeneration.
On February 1, 2013 the European Commission granted a marketing authorisation valid throughout the European Union for treatment of adults with metastatic colorectal cancer for whom treatment based on oxaliplatin has not worked or the cancer got worse.