Lilly Halts Development of Alzheimer’s Drug

Posted on August 17, 2010. Filed under: Health, Medical |


By Lewis Krauskopf

NEW YORK | Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:47am EDT

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co is halting development of one of its experimental Alzheimer’s disease treatments after the drug worsened cognition and the ability to perform daily tasks in large late-stage studies.

Separately on Tuesday, U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff raised safety concerns about using Lilly’s blockbuster antidepressant Cymbalta to treat chronic pain ahead of a public meeting on Thursday to weigh the potential new use of the drug.

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