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Pfizer pulls PAH drug Thelin from market after unpredictable deaths

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Pfizer has voluntarily pulled its pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) drug Thelin (sitaxentan) from the markets in which it is approved - the EU, Canada and Australia - and is discontinuing ongoing clinical studies after three drug-related deaths occurred, due to liver toxicity.

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