TITLE

OREXO'S RAPINYL NEARING REGULATORY DECISION IN EUROPE

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Worldwide Biotech;Nov2007, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) is nearing regulatory decision on Rapinyl, a drug for acute pain treatment from Orexo. The first indication of Rapinyl is breakthrough pain in cancer. The drug is based on Orexo's unique proprietary technology for sublingual administration, where a tablet is placed under the tongue and rapidly disintegrates into ordered mucoadhesive units of the active substance, according to the article.
ACCESSION #
27199638

 

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