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AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Release: Ferumoxytol Treatment Produced Significant Hemoglobin Increases in Adult Iron Deficiency Anemia Patients With Gastrointestinal Disease Who Had Failed or Could Not Tolerate Oral Iron Therapy


5/21/2013 9:03:55 AM

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LEXINGTON, Mass., May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAG) announced that a new sub-group analysis from IDA-301, a phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial, will be presented today at a poster session of the Digestive Disease Week 2013 (DDW) meeting in Orlando, Florida. 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. The sub-group analysis being presented today at DDW is based on 231 patients in IDA-301 with gastrointestinal (GI) disease. Of these patients, 173 were randomized to the ferumoxytol treatment arm and 58 to the placebo arm.

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