TITLE

ACTONE OFFERED FOR PREVENTION/TREATMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS

PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Worldwide Biotech;Oct2000, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduces Actonel, a treatment and prevention drug for postmenopausal osteoporosis from Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. and Aventis Pharma Incorporated.
ACCESSION #
3635172

 

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