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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Submits Marketing Applications for Lomitapide in U.S. and EU


3/5/2012 9:46:11 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEGR), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat severe lipid disorders, today announced that it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking approval of Aegerion's lead investigational therapeutic, lomitapide, as an adjunct to a low fat diet and other lipid-lowering therapies to reduce cholesterol in patients with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).

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