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CHMP backs ticagrelor, Tasigna

September 25, 2010 12:20 AM UTC

The European Medicines Agency's CHMP issued several opinions on Friday, including recommending approval of Brilique ticagrelor from AstraZeneca plc (LSE:AZN; NYSE:AZN) to prevent atherothrombotic events in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients. The reversible adenosine diphosphate (ADP) receptor (P2Y12) antagonist is under FDA review as Brilinta, with a PDUFA date of Dec. 16. ...