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European Commission Approves Boehringer's Oral Anticoagulant Pradaxa

European Commission Approves Boehringer's Oral Anticoagulant Pradaxa

9 Aug 2011

Regulators in Europe have given approval to Boehringer Ingelheim's oral anticoagulant Pradaxa for stroke prevention.

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FDA Nods for Orphan Drug Status of Merrimack MM-398

FDA Nods for Orphan Drug Status of Merrimack MM-398

9 Aug 2011

Merrimack Pharmaceuticals' pancreatic cancer drug has received orphan drug status approved by the FDA.

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Teva Receives EU Approval for Oral Contraceptive Tablet

Teva Receives EU Approval for Oral Contraceptive Tablet

8 Aug 2011

Teva holds marketing rights for new oral contraceptive tablet in France, Italy, Belgium and Spain and expects the first launch in 2011.

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FDA Approves Solution Form of Oncology Medication

FDA Approves Solution Form of Oncology Medication

8 Aug 2011

Hospira is the first company to offer gemcitabine in a solution formulation for the U.S. market. The solution formulation is designed to improve pharmacist convenience and handling safety.

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