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GSK/HGS win US FDA OK for raxibacumab as 1st mAb in anthrax

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GlaxoSmithKline and its subsidiary Human Genome Sciences not only won the US FDA's OK to market raxibacumab in combination with antibacterials as a treatment for adults and pediatric patients with inhalational anthrax, the companies also were granted approval to sell the medicine as a preventive therapy when alternative treatments are not available or appropriate.

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