Tysabri review reveals no new brain disease cases

10/18/2005 | Yahoo!

Biogen and Elan's review of Tysabri -- the Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis drug once approved for multiple sclerosis -- found no new instances of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy among MS patients or patients taking the drug for Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis. The companies pulled the drug from the market on Feb. 28 after it was linked with the rare brain disease but filed to reinstate the drug as an MS treatment on Sept. 26.

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