CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEGR), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel, life-altering therapies for patients with debilitating, often fatal, rare diseases, announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion with a unanimous vote recommending a marketing authorization for LOJUXTA™ (lomitapide) hard capsules. If approved, LOJUXTA will be indicated as an adjunct to a low-fat diet and other lipid-lowering medicinal products with or without low density lipoprotein (LDL) apheresis in adult patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Receives Positive European CHMP Opinion For LOJUXTA(TM) (lomitapide) To Treat Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)
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