FDA stops trials of Amgen's Sensipar after teen's death

02/27/2013 | Reuters

The FDA halted all clinical trials of Amgen's Sensipar involving children following the death of a 14-year old. The agency said it is not sure whether Sensipar, which is approved for the reduction of blood calcium levels in adults, had a role in the death. "Amgen is working as rapidly as possible to understand the circumstances of what happened. This analysis is ongoing and will be concluded as quickly as possible," the firm said.

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