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FDA Issues CRL to Salix/ Progenics Constipation Drug

By Catherine Shaffer
Staff Writer

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
A day of anticipation ended in disappointment as Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. received a complete response letter late Friday from the FDA for injectable Relistor (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation in adult patients with chronic, noncancer pain, which has not responded to treatment with laxatives.

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