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Treatment for Nausea/Vomiting -- Chemotherapy Induced, Nausea/Vomiting -- Postoperative

GSK Provides Update on Regulatory Filings for Zunrisa/Rezonic

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2009--GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has made the difficult decision to discontinue the regulatory filings for Zunrisa/Rezonic (casopitant), which was being developed for chemotherapy-induced and post-operative nausea and vomiting. Regulatory applications were filed in a number of countries worldwide and GSK is currently communicating with those authorities and all study investigators.

GSK has made this decision, after regulatory consultation, based on the company’s assessment that significant further safety data would be required to support the registration of casopitant on a worldwide basis, which would take a considerable time to produce. Consequently, all on-going regulatory files for casopitant are being withdrawn.

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Posted: September 2009

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