11/1/2013 6:34:44 AM
Ariad Pharmaceuticals’ stock plunged yesterday on news that the Cambridge company was suspending sales of its leukemia drug Iclusig because of concerns that patients taking it could suffer life-threatening blood clots. Shares dropped more than 44 percent to $2.20 on the Nasdaq stock exchange after federal regulators asked it to stop marketing the drug. Ariad first disclosed a higher rate of side effects related to blood clots Oct. 9.
- See more at: http://bostonherald.com/business/healthcare/2013/10/ariad_shares_dive_as_drug_sale_halted#sthash.Quppx8o5.dpuf
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