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Axcan to acquire Mpex, gaining Phase III candidate aerosol antibiotic for CF patients

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Executive Summary

The specialty pharma company Axcan has entered into an agreement to buy all of the outstanding shares of privately held Mpex Pharmaceuticals and its lead candidate Aeroquin, a proprietary aerosol formulation of levofloxacin, which is in Phase III trials for the treatment of pulmonary infections in patients with cystic fibrosis.



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