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Old 04-02-2007, 12:48 PM   #1
Robert Allison
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Default Marketing of Zelnorm Suspended

Yet another high profile pharmaceutical plagued by side effects:


March 30, 2007 (East Hanover, NJ) - Novartis, in compliance with an FDA request, has suspended marketing and sales of its irritable bowel/constipation drug Zelnorm (tegaserod maleate), after an analysis of its clinical database pointed to a higher incidence of MI, stroke, and unstable angina among patients taking the drug.
You have to sign up (free) to view the article. I didn't realize that at the time of posting. The gist of the article is in the first paragraph, posted above.

Last edited by Robert Allison; 04-02-2007 at 12:53 PM. Reason: Clarification
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