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BioCryst's gout treatment demonstrates sustained 24-wk efficacy in extension study

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Executive Summary

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals revealed that its oral gout drug candidate BCX4208, in conjunction with the standard gout therapy allopurinol, demonstrated positive long-term results in the extension phase of its randomised Phase IIb study. Patients who received the therapy had failed to reach the serum acid therapeutic goal of less than 6mg/dl on allopurinol alone.




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