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AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Announces New Safety Data For Naloxegol In Patients With Opioid-Induced Constipation



10/14/2013 9:47:19 AM

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SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) today announced the results of a Phase III long-term safety and tolerability study of the once-daily 25mg dose of naloxegol, in patients with non-cancer pain and opioid-induced constipation (OIC). Naloxegol is an investigational peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist (PAMORA), which has been studied in OIC in adult patients with chronic non-cancer pain, a common condition caused by prescription opioid pain medicines. Data were presented at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, California.

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