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The Medicines Company files cangrelor at FDA to treat PCI

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Last updated:7th Jul 2013
Published:7th Jul 2013
Source: Pharmawand

The FDA has accepted the new drug application (NDA) for The Medicines Company intravenous antiplatelet cangrelor as a treatment in patients undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and those that require bridging from oral antiplatelet therapy to surgery.

If the review is successful the company anticipates a US market approval in the second quarter of 2014, and hopes for a European submission in the fourth quarter 2013.

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