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VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) shares dropped 1.66% to $9.49. The company on Oct. 11 announced the signing of an agreement providing Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AUXL) the exclusive rights to market STENDRA™ (avanafil) in the United States and Canada. The parties also simultaneously signed a Commercial Supply Agreement pursuant to which VIVUS will be responsible for the manufacture and supply of STENDRA to Auxilium for a mutually agreed term.
Additionally, the company on Oct. 9 announced new data published online in Diabetes Care demonstrating the effects of Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV, on the progression to type 2 diabetes.
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Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) shares gained 9.48% to $3.35. The company on Oct. 18 discontinued a late-stage trial of its cancer drug after some patients developed blood clots, sending its shares crashing 42 percent on fears that a version of the drug already on the market may be withdrawn. The drug, Iclusig, was granted accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in December to treat two rare forms of blood cancer, but only with labels warning of the potential for blood clots and liver toxicity.
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