FDA Approves Gattex® (teduglutide [rDNA Origin]) for Injection for the Treatment of Adult Short Bowel Syndrome

-- First major long-term treatment advance for adult SBS in nearly 40 years ---- U.S. launch in first quarter of 2013 ---- NPS Pharmaceuticals to host conference call on January 2, 2013 at 5:00 PM ET --

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NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP), a biopharmaceutical company pioneering and delivering therapies that transform the lives of patients with rare diseases worldwide, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gattex® (Teduglutide [rDNA origin]) for Injection, for subcutaneous use for the treatment of adult patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are dependent on parenteral support.

Date: 21 December 2012, 16:18 PM EST
Source: DigiSynd
Related Sites: http://www.Gattex.com
http://www.npsp.com

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