April 2009
Worldwide Biotech;Apr2009, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p3
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The article reports on Marketing Authorizations received by Orexo from the regulatory authorities of France and Spain for AbstralTM, a drug used for the treatment of cancer pain. ProStrakan, Orexo's exclusive licensing partner for AbstralTM in Europe and North America is expected to launch the drug in the two countries in the second half of 2009. According to Torbjom Bjerke, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Orexo, the royalties from the product would enable them to become a sustainable, profitable pharmaceutical company.


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