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After delays, court battles, Salix HIV diarrhea drug wins FDA OK

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Executive Summary

The US FDA was not expected to give its verdict on Salix Pharmaceuticals' Fulyzaq (crofelemer) as a therapy to relieve symptoms of non-infectious diarrhea in patients with HIV/AIDS treated with antiretroviral treatments (ARTs) until the first quarter of 2013. But on the 31 December, regulators granted their OK – a decision that came after two delays.



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