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Eli Lilly Receives EU Approval for Amyvid

by Savitha C Muppala on  January 21, 2013 at 10:42 AM Drug News   - G J E 4
Eli Lilly and Company ( LLY ) has announced the approval by the European Commission (EC) for its radioactive diagnostic agent, Amyvid (florbetapir F 18 Injection),.
 Eli Lilly Receives EU Approval for Amyvid
Eli Lilly Receives EU Approval for Amyvid
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Amyvid is a shot in the arm for medical specialists as it helps in detecting the density of beta-amyloid neuritic plaques in victims suffering cognitive impairment for instance victims of Alzheimer's disease.

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Amyvid had received the approval to be marketed in the U.S in 2012, and now Eli Lilly hopes to introduce it in certain parts of the EU in the next 3 months.

Amyvid is a good bet for the company, as it takes forward its initial objective of developing treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Amyvid promises to be a boon for physicians as it can support diagnostic methods while evaluating patients.



Source: Medindia
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