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Valencia, Calif.-based SetPoint Medical has hired Sagentia to develop a programming interface for a neuromodulation device designed to provide a lower-cost and lower-risk alternative to immunosuppressive drugs such as prednisone that treat chronic inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis.
The European Commission Dec. 5 granted AstraZeneca (AZ) European marketing permission for its Fluenz Tetra live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccine for patients age 2 to 18. The vaccine is sprayed into each nostril, where its weakened viral strains induce protective immunity.
Watson plans to immediately begin shipping its generic versions of Sanofi’s hypertension treatment Avapro after receiving FDA approval to market the generic version. Watson will have a slew of generic competitors for irbesartan, including Lupin, which received ANDA approval Oct. 15, Mylan, Sandoz, Teva and Dr. Reddy’s. Watson will offer the 75-mg, 150-mg and 300-mg versions of the drug. Generic Line