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Jun 11, 2024

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • R&D

Maruho Announces Launch of Mitchga Subcutaneous Injection 30mg Vials in Japan

TOKYO, June 11, 2024 -- Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 4519) announced that Maruho Co., Ltd. (hereafter, Maruho) issued a press release today, regarding the launch of Mitchga® Subcutaneous Injection 30mg Vials (Japanese Accepted Name (JAN): nemolizumab (Genetical Recombination)) in Japan for the treatment of the following diseases only when existing treatment is insufficiently effective: pruritus associated with atopic dermatitis (children aged ≥6 and <13 years) and prurigo nodularis (adults and children aged ≥13 years). Mitchga was originated from Chugai, and has been licensed-out to Maruho in Japan.

Please refer to the link below for details of the press release:
Maruho Launches "Mitchga® Subcutaneous Injection 30mg Vials", an Antibody Treatment for Pruritus Associated with Atopic Dermatitis (Pediatric) and Prurigo Nodularis in Japan

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