AstraZeneca lupus drug produces positive results in trial

November 17, 2014 12:02 PM

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AstraZeneca lupus drug produces positive results in trial

LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental lupus drug from AstraZeneca significantly improved the symptoms of lupus in a mid-stage clinical trial, boosting prospects for a medicine the company believes could become a major seller.

Only one new drug -- GlaxoSmithKline's Benlysta -- has been introduced for lupus in half a century, underlining the difficulties of tackling the disease that causes the immune system to attack joints and organs.

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