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Jazz Pharma bags FDA approval for rare disease drug

Jazz Pharma bags FDA approval for rare disease drug

The US regulator has approved Defitelio (defibrotide sodium) to treat adults and children who develop hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) as a complication of a haematological stem cell transplant (HSCT).

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  • SMC: Celgene's Abraxane 'too expensive' for Scotland SMC: Celgene's Abraxane 'too expensive' for Scotland

    Drugs that received positive opinions included Janssen's Invokana (canagliflozin) for type 2 diabetes, Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Defitelio (defibrotide) for liver disease, GSK's respiratory combination Relvar Ellipta (fluticasone furoate / vilanterol)

  • Jazz offers $1bn for Italy's Gentium Jazz offers $1bn for Italy's Gentium

    The $57 per share deal gives Jazz an immediate boost in its ex-US business as well as access to Gentium's Defitelio (defibrotide) drug for the treatment of severe hepatic

  • Gentium expects EMA rejection for defibrotide Gentium expects EMA rejection for defibrotide

    Gentium is expecting the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to turn down its investigational medicine defibrotide for a liver condition associated with stem cell transplantation. ... Dr Khalid Islam, president and CEO of Gentium, said the company was

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  • Deal Watch table for July 2014 Deal Watch table for July 2014

    360. Sigma-Tau/ Jazz Pharmaceuticals. Regaining rights. Defibrotide for severe hepatic veno-occlusive disease (approved EU/ NDA US)    . 250. ArmaGen/ Shire   . Licence, collaboration   . AGT-182, enzyme replacement therapy for Hunter

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