FDA Gout Route Unimpeded, but Will Docs Jump Aboard?

Osborne, Randy
March 2010
BioWorld Insight;3/29/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p2
The article offers updates on various pharmaceutical companies including Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., and BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. New Jersey-based Savient resubmits its biologics license application for Krystexxa in refractory patients. Takeda in Japan encourages rheumatologists and primary-care physicians to accept a new drug in replace of allopurinol. Meanwhile, BioCryst waits the result of the Phase II trials of its nucleoside phosphorylase inhibitor.


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