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Furiex Makes Inroads In Tough-To-Treat IBS-d With Phase III Eluxadoline Data

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

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Eluxadoline met endpoints in two Phase III studies, positioning the drug for submission in a sparsely served therapeutic area, with only one FDA-approved drug and millions of patients in the U.S. and EU. Mild pancreatitis was reported in a handful of patients, but is manageable, company says.

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