CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDIX), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of human viral diseases, today announced that the Company received verbal notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that a clinical hold has been placed on IDX19368, the Company's next-generation nucleotide polymerase inhibitor under development for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. This news follows an announcement that Idenix made on August 16, 2012 related to a partial clinical hold placed on IDX184, the Company's lead nucleotide polymerase inhibitor also under development for the treatment of HCV.
Idenix Provides Update On IDX19368 Development Program
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