Study: Amgen drug may bring new approach to treat ITP

12/10/2007 | Bloomberg

Amgen's experimental treatment for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura not only reduced the risk of severe bleeding, but also helped preserve a healthy number of platelets in patients with the immune disorder, scientists revealed. The biotech firm is seeking FDA approval to market the drug, labeled AMG-531, while it ramps up development to launch the product as the first to stimulate platelets to treat ITP.

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