EVENITY™ (romosozumab) receives approval in Japan for the treatment of osteoporosis in patients at high risk of fracture

AmgenAmgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has granted a marketing authorization for EVENITY™ (romosozumab) for the treatment of osteoporosis in patients at high risk of fracture.(1) Amgen and UCB are co-developing EVENITY worldwide, with development in Japan being led by Amgen Astellas BioPharma K.K., a joint venture between Amgen and Astellas Pharma Inc., headquartered in Tokyo.