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2008-09-30 09:01:00

Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Biovista, Inc., announced today that they have entered into a research agreement to systematically identify and profile adverse event associations for members of the macrolide drug class.

2007-02-16 09:01:11

InSite Vision Incorporated (AMEX:ISV) today announced the signing of a licensing agreement with Inspire Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ISPH) for the United States and Canada.

2006-06-29 17:27:22

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sanofi-Aventis put a stronger warning on its antibiotic Ketek following the deaths of four patients who took the drug and developed liver failure, U.S. regulators said on Thursday.

2006-06-14 13:31:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker on Wednesday said he suspects the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is withholding information about its review of Sanofi-Aventis' antibiotic Ketek, which has been linked to liver damage in some users.

2006-06-14 13:32:52

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker on Wednesday said he suspects the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is withholding information about its review of Sanofi-Aventis' antibiotic Ketek, which has been linked to liver damage in some users.

2006-03-29 21:25:00

A study of pregnant women with chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, shows that the antibiotic azithromycin is highly effective with no significant adverse effects on mother or infant, physicians at the University of California at San Francisco report.

2006-01-21 12:14:07

PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis SA is standing by its antibiotic Ketek, saying the drug's safety profile remains unchanged even though doctors have found three patients suffered severe liver damage after taking it.

2006-01-20 17:49:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Friday they were reviewing three cases of serious liver damage, including one that was fatal, that were reported after patients were treated with the Sanofi-Aventis antibiotic Ketek.

2005-12-09 18:50:00

U.S. regulators alerted the public on Friday to a study showing a higher death rate among heart disease patients a year after taking an Abbott Laboratories Inc. antibiotic, as part of an effort to release early information about potential safety concerns.


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