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2008-06-20 12:00:07

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Actelion Ltd announced today that data published in The Lancet(1) show that, in mildly symptomatic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients (WHO functional class II - WHO FC II), bosentan (Tracleer(R)) prevented clinical deterioration by significantly delaying time to clinical worsening and reduced the number of patients worsening to WHO FC III/IV. A significant reduction in pulmonary vascular resistance...

2007-12-19 12:00:13

ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, Dec. 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Actelion Ltd. (SWX:ATLN) announced today the initiation of the phase III study SERAPHIN (Study with an Endothelin Receptor Antagonist in Pulmonary arterial Hypertension to Improve cliNical outcome) for its highly potent, tissue-targeting endothelin receptor antagonist (ERA) Actelion-1 (ACT-064992). The study is designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Actelion-1 in delaying disease progression and mortality in patients with...

2006-03-24 20:37:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s drug Thelin is "approvable" for treating a rare, often-fatal lung condition, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) spokeswoman said on Friday. The FDA sent an "approvable letter" to the company saying Thelin could be approved if certain conditions were met, FDA spokeswoman Susan Cruzan said. She did not disclose the conditions. The Houston-based company is seeking permission to sell Thelin for treating pulmonary arterial...

2006-03-24 20:35:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Encysive Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s drug Thelin is "approvable" for treating a rare, often-fatal lung condition, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) spokeswoman said on Friday. The FDA sent an "approvable letter" to the company saying Thelin could be approved if certain conditions were met, FDA spokeswoman Susan Cruzan said. She did not disclose the conditions. The Houston-based company is seeking permission to sell Thelin for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension...

2005-07-26 11:27:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swiss biotechnology company Actelion's Web site for its pulmonary hypertension drug Tracleer is misleading and false, U.S. regulators warned in a letter released on Tuesday. The site "omits material facts regarding important risk information associated with the use of Tracleer, overstates the efficacy of Tracleer, makes unsubstantiated superiority claims, and contains claims that broaden the indication for Tracleer," U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said....


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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