Merck Stops Development of Parkinson’s Drug

Source: PharmaManufacturing.com

May 24, 2013

Bloomberg

Merck & Co. said it will end development of the experimental drug preladenant for Parkinson’s disease because a preliminary review of the data from late-stage clinical trials suggests it doesn’t work.

The drugmaker said it will stop the extension portions of the trials and no longer plans to file for marketing approval of the medicine. Read the full story.

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