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Vivus, Meda, Deerfield Management Company L.P. deal

November 8, 2010 8:00 AM UTC

Vivus exercised its 2008 option and reacquired the royalty rights to Muse alprostadil and avanafil through the purchase of a Deerfield subsidiary for $27 million. Vivus also said its previously announced divestiture of all assets related to Muse to Meda will close by Nov. 19. Vivus will receive $22 million up front from Meda and is eligible for a $1.5 million milestone payment based on future sales (see BioCentury, April 7, 2008 & Oct. 11). ...