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GSK to limit U.S. use of ovarian cancer drug to some populations


GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) logo is seen in this illustration, August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Britain’s GSK (GSK.L) will limit the use of its ovarian cancer treatment Zejula in the United States, to patients with some particular mutations when being given as a second option to maintain their treatment, following a request from authorities.

The drugmaker said on Friday it would restrict the second-line maintenance indication for Zejula to only patients with harmful, or suspected to be harmful, inherited BRCA mutations, at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).