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Arena moves PAH drug forward despite Phase Ib adverse event

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Arena Pharmaceuticals is moving ahead with a Phase II clinical trial for its pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) drug APD811 based on data from two Phase I trials, including an incidence of transient atrial fibrillation that may have been caused by the company's oral prostacyclin (IP) receptor agonist.

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