12/21/2009

The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended that GlaxoSmithKline's Revolade be approved to treat a rare blood-clotting disorder called chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. The drug, which is expected to compete with Amgen's Nplate, works by inducing bone marrow to produce platelets in patients with ITP.

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