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FDA Panel Backs Approval Of Takeda/Orexigen's Obesity Drug Contrave

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The promise of a randomized clinical trial to examine the cardiovascular risks of Orexigen's weight-loss drug Contrave - inlicensed by Takeda for North American commercialization and development rights - prompted a 13-7 vote in favor of approval by the agency's Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Dec. 7

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