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Asthma drug rejection rocks UK pharma

Asthma drug rejection rocks UK pharma

Hikma (HIK) and Vectura's (VEC) joint effort to launch the first unbranded version of GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) top-selling asthma drug, Advair, has hit a roadblock. The two companies - which filed their drug with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2016 - have had their initial application rejected, meaning they no longer expect to launch this year.

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