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FDA delays linaclotide decision

April 24, 2012 12:31 AM UTC

Forest Laboratories Inc. (NYSE:FRX) and partner Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc.(NASDAQ:IRWD) said FDA extended the PDUFA date by three months for an NDA for linaclotide to treat chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C). A decision is now expected in September; it was expected in June. The actual date is not disclosed. ...