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6 min ago | TheStreet.com

How Will AstraZeneca (AZN) and Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) Stock Reacy to FDA's Movantik Approval?

A common side effect of the opioid class of drugs is constipation, but Movantik, or naloxegol, is part of a class of drugs called peripherally acting opioid receptor antagonists, which reduce the constipating effects. The FDA's approval is a positive step for this class of drugs that had previously been linked to cardiovascular risk.

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Related Topix: Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Startups, Nektar Therapeutics, Medicine, Health, Business News

4 hrs ago | Reuters

FDA approves AstraZeneca, Nektar constipation drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an oral therapy to treat opioid-induced constipation developed by Nektar Therapeutics and AstraZeneca Plc. The decision opens the door for peripherally acting mu opioid receptor antagonists, which have been linked with cardiovascular risk in the past.

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Related Topix: Startups, Nektar Therapeutics, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Town Talk

Roach: What actions can be taken to keep kidney function high?Roach:...

Roach: What actions can be taken to keep kidney function high? Dear Dr. Roach: I have chronic constipation, and have had this most of my life. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/life/2014/09/13/roach-actions-can-taken-keep-kidney-function-high/15562167/ Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but will incorporate them in the column whenever possible.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Detroit News

Most clot-stop filters shouldn't be removed

Dear Dr. Roach: I am 79 years young and in pretty good health, considering the medical problems that have left their signature on my body. My question has to do with the IVC filter that was placed before my mastectomy surgery, when it was discovered that I had a blood clot in my left leg.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

IBS is Treatable Naturally

It is alarming that 60 million people, which is 1 in 5 Americans that have irritable bowel syndrome .

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Related Topix: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Medicine, Health, Bloating, Lactose Intolerance, Drink, Milk, Supplement, Calcium

Sat Aug 30, 2014

PR-inside.com

Just Published: "Norgine B.V. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review"

The company's major products include Movicol, Moviprep, Klean-Prep, Oramorph, Normacol, Spasmonal, Fivasa, Nortussin and Xifaxan.

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Related Topix: Health, Caerphilly County, Wales, United Kingdom,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Weekend

9 Ways To Relieve Constipation Naturally

Do you find yourself bloated, irritable or having heartburn? You just may be constipated.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, Aloe Vera, Life, Fruits

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NutraIngredients

Constipation: A technical overview of symptoms, definitions, current...

Considering the prevalence of constipation, and demographic trends which predict further increases in incidence, there are clear opportunities for food companies to develop product strategies to alleviate constipation symptoms.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Can auriculotherapy help relieve chronic constipation?

Nearly 1 in 6 adults worldwide may suffer from chronic constipation and, over time, the disorder can cause serious complications.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, World News, China, Pain

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Nektar Therapeutics Has More To Give

Investors should know within a month whether the FDA will approve Movantik, Nektar's opioid-induced constipation drug partnered with AstraZeneca that has $1B+ potential.

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Related Topix: Startups, Nektar Therapeutics, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Health, AstraZeneca, Biotech, AstraZeneca Group, Healthcare Industry, Oncology

Tue Aug 19, 2014

PR-inside.com

"Norgine B.V. - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances...

The company's major products include Movicol, Moviprep, Klean-Prep, Oramorph, Normacol, Spasmonal, Fivasa, Nortussin and Xifaxan.

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Related Topix: Health, Caerphilly County, Wales, United Kingdom,

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