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Thyroid Disease

First Treatment for Thyroid Eye Disease Gets FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tepezza™ (teprotumumab-trbw; Horizon Therapeutics) for the treatment of thyroid eye disease. Tepezza™, a fully human monoclonal antibody, works by binding to insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor and blocking its activation and signaling. The treatment is administered as an intravenous infusion. The approval of Tepezza™ was supported by…