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Pfizer withdraws Macugen for DMO in Europe

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Executive Summary

The original victim of Lucentis' (ranibizumab) efficacy, Pfizer's Macugen, has been officially withdrawn from development in diabetic macular oedema, months after Pfizer handed back another DMO project. The move calls into question not only Pfizer's position in the indication, but also the prospects for a range of other compounds in development for DMO (Table 1)

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