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AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Release: Ferumoxytol Results in Significant Hemoglobin Increases in Adult Iron Deficiency Anemia Patients With Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Who Had Failed or Could Not Tolerate Oral Iron Therapy


5/6/2013 9:14:17 AM

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LEXINGTON, Mass., May 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAG) today announced that a new sub-group analysis from IDA-301, a phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial, will be presented today at the first poster session of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. In the full IDA-301 study, 608 adult patients with iron deficiency anemia (IDA) who had failed or could not tolerate oral iron were treated with ferumoxytol and 200 received placebo, with the demographics and all baseline parameters well balanced between the two treatment groups. The sub-group analysis being presented today at ACOG is based on 344 patients in IDA-301 with abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB), the most frequent underlying cause for IDA in this study, with 260 AUB patients randomized to ferumoxytol and 84 to placebo.

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