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Company seeks FDA approval for new drug to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

Positive clinical trial results have made it likely that the FDA will approve a new inhalation treatment drug for pulmonary arterial hypertension. The drug is called Ventavis or prostacyclin. It is intended for patients where oral medications have failed to control the condition. Other pharmaceutical companies are already developing their own alternative treatments.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes - Associated Press

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About: Company seeks FDA approval for new drug to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension

Date: 30 November 2004

Source: Forbes - Associated Press

URL: http://www.forbes.com/technology/ebusiness/feeds/ap/2004/11/30/ap1682355.html

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