FDA Approves Raxibacumab for Treating Inhalable Anthrax

by Kathy Jones on  December 15, 2012 at 9:07 PM Drug News
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GlaxoSmithKline's injectable drug. raxibacumab, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for treating inhalable anthrax.

Inhalation of anthrax is seen as a major bioterrorism risk and is caused when people inhale spores of anthrax bacteria.
 FDA Approves Raxibacumab for Treating Inhalable Anthrax
FDA Approves Raxibacumab for Treating Inhalable Anthrax
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Raxibacumab has been developed by GSK's Human Genome Sciences and is a man-made protein that works by mimicking the naturally produced antibodies and blocks the toxins produced by the anthrax bacteria

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