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2010-01-11 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in the U.S. and Europe, a drug that resolves tophi in less than one year would become the patient share leader in the chronic tophaceous gout patient subpopulation and would be used in the vast majority of patients who suffer severe tophaceous gout, according to surveyed U.S. and European rheumatologists. "The...

2009-09-16 05:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that on September 14, 2009, the Company completed a Type A meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to discuss the Complete Response Letter (CRL) received by Savient on July 31, 2009 regarding the Company's Biologics License Application (BLA) for KRYSTEXXA(TM) (pegloticase) as a treatment for chronic gout in patients refractory to conventional therapy....

2008-10-27 09:00:41

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that data from its pegloticase pivotal clinical studies in treatment-failure gout (TFG) patients was presented at scientific sessions during the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Four presentations focused on results from the pegloticase double blind placebo controlled Phase 3 pivotal studies. Data from the interim results of the uncontrolled open label...

2008-09-22 09:00:58

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SVNT), announced today that four scientific abstracts on pegloticase and two scientific abstracts based on Treatment Failure Gout (TFG) will be presented at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco from October 24 - 29, 2008. For complete information on all six abstracts, please visit the ACR website at www.rheumatology.org. About the Phase 3 Study...

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