Medical News Summary: New MS drug hits the market in 2005


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About: New MS drug hits the market in 2005
Date: 20 December 2004
Source: The Boston Globe
Author: Jeffrey Krasner
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by The Boston Globe): 2005 has brought the introduction of a new multiple sclerosis drug to the market. The drug is called Tysabri. It was originally called Antegren but the FDA ordered a name change to avoid confusion with similarly named pharmaceutical products. This helps to reduced the risk of medication error.
URL: http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2004/12/20/whats_in_a_name_at_times_danger/
Related Disease Topics: Multiple sclerosis

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