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Ferring announces European approval of new room temperature stable formulation of PABAL® (carbetocin)

Saint-Prex, Switzerland, 7 April 2015 – Ferring announced today that its new room-temperature-stable* formulation of PABAL® (carbetocin) for intravenous (IV) administration has been approved through the EU Mutual Recognition Procedure. PABAL is a long-acting synthetic analogue of human oxytocin with a half-life of approximately 40 minutes1 and is indicated for the prevention of uterine atony following delivery of the infant by caesarean section under epidural or spinal anaesthesia.2 The new formulation of PABAL is the first long-acting, room-temperature-stable oxytocic agent to be approved for this condition. Room-temperature-stable PABAL is expected to become available in Europe during the second quarter of 2015.

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