5:28 PM
Oct 02, 2008
 |  BC Extra  |  Top Story

Merck dropping taranabant for obesity

Merck (NYSE:MRK) said it ended development of taranabant (formerly MK-0364) to treat obesity after pooled data from a Phase III program showed "efficacy and adverse events were dose related, with greater efficacy and more adverse events in the higher doses."...

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