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Regulatory Milestones

Highlights of weekly biotech stock moves

November 1, 2010 7:00 AM UTC

Look for shares of Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AVNR) to move on Monday after FDA approved an NDA late Friday for Nuedexta dextromethorphan/quinidine to treat pseudobulbar affect (PBA). Avanir said Nuedexta is the only drug approved by FDA for the condition, which is characterized by involuntary episodes of laughing and/or crying. The stock finished last week at $2.42, down $0.46.

Pharming Group N.V. (Euronext:PHARM) was unchanged at €0.25 last week after the EC approved an MAA for Ruconest to treat acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE). Marketing and distribution partner Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (SSE:SOBI) was down SEK0.90 to SEK40.10 on the week...