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AstraZeneca files Axanum in the EU

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AstraZeneca has filed its combination therapy Axanum (esomeprazole plus aspirin) in the EU for the prevention of cardio- and cerebrovascular events in patients requiring continuous low-dose aspirin who are at risk of developing aspirin-associated gastric and/or duodenal ulcers. The announcement of the approval application, which has been made through the decentralised procedure, follows hot on the heels of a rejection of Axanum for the same indication in the US (, 1 June 2010).



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