Anemia drug by Takeda and Affymax is submitted for FDA OK

05/31/2011 | Forbes · Pharmaceutical Business Review Online

Affymax and Takeda Pharmaceutical are seeking FDA approval of peginesatide, a drug candidate for anemia in kidney dialysis patients. The once-monthly drug, formerly called Hematide, appears as safe and effective as epoetin alfa or epoetin beta in stabilizing hemoglobin level, according to results of two Phase III trials.

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