Updated from 2:01 p.m. EDTHealth stocks dominated small-cap movers Tuesday, and leading the way was Adolor (ADLR), plummeting more than 58% after a late-phase study of alvimopan, a gastrointestinal treatment, induced higher (but statistically insignificant) rates of adverse cardiovascular events and cases of skin lesions than a placebo. Adolor's partner, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK - Get Report), halted other studies involving the compound. Adolor shares closed down $5.12 to $3.60. GlaxoSmithKline shares gave up 17 cents to $55.95.
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