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Pediatric Trial Of Amgen's Sensipar Halted After Teen Death
2013-02-27 05:58:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Officials with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have halted a trial of the thyroid drug Sensipar following the death of a 14-year-old patient during clinical trials, various media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the Associated Press (AP), officials from the regulatory agency are still gathering information about the incident. However, in the meantime they have ordered the drug´s manufacturer, biopharmaceutical...


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