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Oct 06, 2008
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Clinical Status

Taranabant: Development discontinued

Merck said it ended development of taranabant 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." The pharma said it will discontinue 5 ongoing Phase III extension studies evaluating long-term use...

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