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Napo Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Executive Summary

Napo Pharmaceuticals Inc. is developing its lead product crofelemer--a refined version of a natural extract from a South American tree-as a treatment for treating irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal indications including chronic diarrhea,. Napo plans to market medicines to developing countries before testing the waters back home.

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