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Aug 23, 2010
 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News  |  Regulatory

Stalevo levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone regulatory update

FDA is reviewing the cardiovascular safety of Stalevo levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone from Orion after a meta-analysis of 15 trials showed an increased incidence of cardiovascular events in patients receiving the Parkinson's disease (PD) drug compared to patients receiving carbidopa/levodopa. The analysis, which included about 4,800 patients, showed there were significantly...

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