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PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Formulary;Nov2004, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p520
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Updates on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's actions on applications for drug approvals as of November 2004. Approval status of meningococcal polysaccharide diphtheria toxoid conjugate for vaccination against meningococcal disease; Drospirenone/estradiol for hormone replacement therapy; Thalidomide for the treatment of multiple myeloma.
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15162107

 

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