In Brief: Abbott Biaxin
Abbott Biaxin: Clarithromycin gains supplemental approval Jan. 16 for use in combination with Glaxo-Wellcome's Tritec (ranitidine bismuth citrate) for the treatment of patients with active duodenal ulcers associated with H. pylori infection. Biaxin was approved for the same indication in combination with Astra Merck's Prilosec in April. Tritec gained FDA approval on Aug. 8 ("The Pink Sheet" Aug. 19, 1996, p. 5)...
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