LEXINGTON, Mass., May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAG) announced that a new sub-group analysis from IDA-301, a phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial, will be presented today at a poster session of the Digestive Disease Week 2013 (DDW) meeting in Orlando, Florida. In the full IDA-301 study, 608 adult patients with iron deficiency anemia (IDA) who had failed or could not tolerate oral iron were treated with ferumoxytol and 200 received placebo. The sub-group analysis being presented today at DDW is based on 231 patients in IDA-301 with gastrointestinal (GI) disease. Of these patients, 173 were randomized to the ferumoxytol treatment arm and 58 to the placebo arm.
Ferumoxytol Treatment Produced Significant Hemoglobin Increases In Adult Iron Deficiency Anemia Patients With Gastrointestinal Disease Who Had Failed Or Could Not Tolerate Oral Iron Therapy
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