Australia: TGA cancels Prexige registration over liver risks

08/12/2007 | MarketWatch

Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration moved Saturday to cancel the registration of Novartis AG's pain drug Prexige after reports of liver damage risks surfaced. Prexige, a Cox-2 inhibitor similar to Vioxx, reportedly caused liver-related adverse reactions in the eight cases received by the TGA.

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