AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Announces New Data from Ferumoxytol Pivotal Phase III Broad Iron Deficiency Anemia Program Presented at American Society of Hematology
12/10/2012 10:12:30 AM
LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAG) today announced that new data from two pivotal phase III clinical trials were presented at the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH) annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. The phase III trials evaluated the use of ferumoxytol in subjects with iron deficiency anemia (IDA), regardless of the underlying cause of the anemia, who had failed or could not tolerate oral iron treatment. New data from an investigator-initiated study evaluating a one gram 15-minute infusion of ferumoxytol are also being presented at ASH; the current approved dosing of ferumoxytol is two 510 mg injections, three to eight days apart.