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US safety concerns delay Astellas/Cardiome's Kynapid

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A new clinical trial could be required for approval of Astellas/Cardiome Pharma's novel atrial fibrillation therapy Kynapid (vernakalant HCl injection) in the US, where FDAconcerns about potential cardiovascular adverse events have delayed licensing.

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