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Shire To Test Convenience Versus Familiarity In HAE With Approval Of Firazyr

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FDA’s Aug 25 approval of Shire PLC’s Firazyr (icatibant) for acute treatment of attacks of hereditary angioedema, with a label that allows patients to self-administer the drug, puts a convenience advantage up against a first-to-market advantage for the well-established C-1 esterase inhibitors.

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