Healthcare Industry News: BioDelivery Sciences
News Release - January 5, 2009
Meda Acquires World-Wide Rights to OnsolisSTOCKHOLM, Sweden--(HSMN NewsFeed)--Meda (STO:MEDAA) has acquired world-wide rights to the drug Onsolis from Meda’s collaboration partner BioDelivery Sciences International (BDSI). The product - currently in registration phase - has been documented for treatment of breakthrough cancer pain in opioid tolerant patients.
BDSI and Meda have also reached agreement of a 3 MUSD advance payment on the FDA approval milestone which is anticipated during Q2, 2009. Consequently, that milestone has been reduced from 30 MUSD to about 27 MUSD.
MEDA AB (publ) is a leading international specialty pharma company. The company specialises in marketing and pharmaceutical development in late clinical stage. Acquisitions and long-term partnerships are fundamental factors that drive the company’s strategy. Meda is represented by its own organisations in about 40 countries. Meda’s products are sold in 120 countries worldwide. The Meda share is listed under Large Cap on the OMX Nordic Stock Exchange. Find out more, visit www.meda.se.
Source: Meda AB
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