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FDA approves Cadence's IV acetaminophen

November 2, 2010 10:55 PM UTC

FDA approved an NDA from Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CADX) for Ofirmev IV acetaminophen to treat pain and fever. As part of the approval, Cadence will conduct a postmarketing efficacy study of Ofirmev in infants and neonates. Cadence plans on launching Ofirmev (formerly Acetavance) in the U.S. in 1Q11. ...