Pharmaceutical Executive-07-09-2009

News Analysis
Pharmaceutical Executive

July 08, 2009

Pain medications containing propoxyphene could lead to overdose and death, according to new labeling mandated by FDA. However, public requests to take these drugs (including Darvon and Darvocet) off the market have been denied.

News Analysis
Pharmaceutical Executive

July 08, 2009

Sanofi-Aventis is banking that its highly anticipated atrial fibrillation/flutter treatment Multaq will be a huge success. The path to approval has been ridden with a failed trial and a very long review process, but for Sanofi, the wait has been worth it.