TITLE

Health Canada lukewarm on Vioxx panel findings

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Sally
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/16/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 4, p350
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with Health Canada's uncertainty on recommendations by an expert panel regarding the reintroduction of rofecoxib (Vioxx) on the Canadian market in 2005. Reason behind the withdrawal of the drug by Merck & Co. in September 2004; Comments from Marc Berthiaume, director of the Marketed Pharmaceuticals Division at Health Canada; Key to rofecoxib's reintroduction to the market.
ACCESSION #
17857806

 

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