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NPS wins thumbs up from US FDA gastro panel for Gattex

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After hearing the desperate pleas from several patients with short-bowel syndrome (SBS) calling for the approval of new medicines to treat their condition, a US FDA advisory panel on 16 October backed NPS Pharmaceuticals' Gattex (teduglutide) – voting unanimously that the experimental medicine's benefits outweigh its potential risks of colon polyp and tumor growth, gastrointestinal obstruction and biliary and pancreatic disorders.

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