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Shire’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug to sell in Japan

Shire’s partner in Japan, Shionogi & Co has received the approval of the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to manufacture and market Intuniv, a new, once-daily non-stimulant indicated for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a common psychiatric disorder in children and adolescents.

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Shire gets European approval for Llabel extension of Cinryze

Shire said on Thursday that the European Commission (EC) has approved a label extension granting three new indications for CINRYZE® (C1 inhibitor [human]), broadening its use to children with Hereditary angiodema (HAE), a rare, genetic disorder that results in recurring attacks of edema (swelling). The body sites most commonly affected are mainly the extremities and abdomen.

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