Friday, March 21, 2008

EMEA says Elan and Biogen's Tysabri should carry liver injury warnings

03.20.08, 12:44 PM ET

LONDON (Thomson Financial) - The European Medicines Agency EMEA has announced the labels for Elan and Biogen's Tysabri should include warnings about liver injury on its product information.

The EMEA's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use has requested that Elan (nyse: ELN - news - people ), the marketing authorisation holder for Tysabri, submits a variation to the marketing authorisation to implement these changes.

Last month Elan and Biogen announced some patients suffered liver injury after taking the multiple sclerosis treatment.

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