FDA to give Schering program priority review

Schering-Plough says the FDA will provide a priority review for sugammadex, which is being developed to reverse the effects of anesthesia used during surgery. Schering-Plough says the drug is significantly different than the meds already on the market for reversing the effects of anesthesia, saying the drug works for both mild and serious anesthesia induced by muscle relaxants. The priority review will cut the FDA's review process from 10 months to six.

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