Shire drops 'emergency' Fabry's disease drug

Fox, Jeffrey L
June 2012
Nature Biotechnology;Jun2012, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p478
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the biopharmaceutical company Shire's decision to withdraw its US marketing application for Replagal, an enzyme-replacement therapy for the treatment of Fabry's disease. It reports that Shire's decision to withdraw its application from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came in context of Genzyme Corp's decision to resume the shipment of its own product, Fabrazyme, the only treatment approved in the U.S. for the treatment of Fabry's disease.


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