Sanofi-Aventis: near-term benign prostatic hyperplasia prospects look bleak

February 2010
PharmaWatch: Monthly Review;Feb2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p17
Market Research Report
In this article, the author discusses the Sanofi-Aventis SA's termination of its licensing agreement with AEterna Zentaris Inc. for the development of cetrorelix in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the U.S. It mentions that the decision leaves the company with limited options to retain its near-term presence and revenue in the market. Datamonitor Ltd. stresses concern over the unfavorable side effects of cetrorelix such as the reduction of testosterone and possible menopausal symptoms.


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