Pfizer Japan Inc. Obtains Approval For ZYVOX, Detrusitol, J Zoloft In Japan

Published: Apr 24, 2006

Tokyo, Apr 24, 2006 (JCN) - Pfizer Japan announced on April 24 that it received approval for an additional indication for ZYVOX Tablets 600mg/ ZYVOX Injection 600mg, its proprietary antibacterial agent, from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. ZYVOX is now available for the treatment of infections associated with MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus). ZYVOX (linezolid), which has been marketed in Japan since 2001, is currently used in the treatment of infections associated with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE).

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