Pfizer plans to pull leukemia drug Mylotarg from U.S. market

06/21/2010 | Reuters

Pfizer will voluntarily take Mylotarg off the U.S. market Oct. 15 after the injectable drug failed to show efficacy during a study when given in combination with chemotherapy to patients with acute myeloid leukemia. The decision follows the FDA's recommendation to withdraw the product because of safety concerns and lack of clinical benefit.

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