FDA staff says BiDil cuts deaths among black heart patients

06/16/2005 | Reuters

An FDA staff analysis says NitroMed's heart-failure drug BiDil significantly reduced deaths and hospitalizations among blacks in a clinical study, and it should be indicated for treatment of black patients. The staff report was released in advance of today's FDA advisory panel meeting to decide if BiDil should become the first drug approved for treatment of a specific racial group.

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