On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Tune in to Listen

650 AM Hibbing, Minnesota

Weather

Current Conditions(Hibbing,MN 55746)

More Weather »
28° Feels Like: 28°
Wind: ESE 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 52°

Tonight

Rain 34°

Tomorrow

Rain 37°

Alerts

  • 0 Severe Weather Alerts
  • 0 Cancellations

Bayer wins EU endorsement for Xarelto in lung embolism

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer said its Xarelto blood-thinning pill was recommended for approval by the European drugs regulator for the treatment of dangerous blood clots of the lung, a condition known as pulmonary embolism.

Bayer also won an endorsement from watchdog European Medicines Agency (EMA) for the pill's use in preventing recurrent deep vein thrombosis - another form of blood clotting - Bayer said in a statement on Friday.

EMA's guidance is usually followed by the EU Commission for its decisions on drug approvals.

(Reporting by Ludwig Burger)

Comments