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  • noun A particular antineoplastic drug.

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Examples

  • Analysts believe the medication -- called alitretinoin -- may have the potential be a multimillion-dollar earner if it wins approval.

    Eczema Drug May Find a Niche

  • Goldman Sachs estimates alitretinoin could fetch $220 million in its best years.

    Eczema Drug May Find a Niche

  • Potentially, regulators in Europe and the U.S. could decide the benefits of the drug don't outweigh the risks, even though alitretinoin is "clearly efficacious," Ms. Jerman said.

    Eczema Drug May Find a Niche

  • Basilea said it sees significant commercial potential for alitretinoin.

    Eczema Drug May Find a Niche

  • The risks arise because alitretinoin is a retinoid.

    Eczema Drug May Find a Niche

  • Basilea and analysts expect European regulators to make a decision on alitretinoin before the end of the year.

    Eczema Drug May Find a Niche

  • A phase III clinical program on alitretinoin for the treatment of severe chronic hand eczema is ongoing in the U.S.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Toctino® (alitretinoin) - the only therapy approved for adults with severe chronic hand eczema (CHE) unresponsive to topical Basilea currently markets Toctino® in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Regarding the Toctino® alitretinoin U.S. phase III HANDEL study, all patients completed their treatment cycle by the end of June and Basilea expects to report top line efficacy and safety data around year-end 2011.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • A phase III clinical program on alitretinoin for the treatment of severe chronic hand eczema is ongoing in the U.S.

    Reuters: Press Release

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