Pivotal week for two drugs

Two biotech products coming up for FDA panel review later this week - Centocor Inc.'s ReoPro and a new label for Genentech Inc.'s Activase - are likely to spark some spirited discussion.

Debate on CNTO's ReoPro (formerly CentoRx) antibody fragment is likely to revolve around bleeding complications seen in the EPIC trial of 2,099 high-risk angioplasty patients. The drug significantly reduced adverse events at 30 days, including heart attacks,

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