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PostPosted: Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:03 am    Post subject: Peramivir Tests Show Good Results Reply with quote

The primary end point was time to alleviation of symptoms, which was 81.8 hours for the placebo group. The respective times for the 300-mg and 600-mg peramivir groups were 59.1 and 59.9 hours.

Sheridan also said that the zero mortality in the study is "an important finding worthy of follow-up," given that a previous epidemiologic study showed a mortality rate of 10% in 219 patients who were not treated with neuraminidase inhibitors.

http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/general/news/oct3108peramivir.html

See this article regarding the failed Phase 2 trial in 2007
http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/general/news/sep2007peramivir.html
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