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Biogen Idec's oral compound BG-12 achieves development milestones in MS and RA
Date:12/7/2009

e MS combination therapy studies.

Additionally, as an oral compound, BG-12 holds promise for patients with RA. Its combination of anti-inflammatory and potential cytoprotective properties support the compound's evaluation in RA.

BG-12 is an oral formulation of dimethyl fumarate. Fumaderm, a therapeutic for the treatment of psoriasis in Germany, includes dimethyl fumarate as one of the active ingredients. Fumaderm has more than 14 years of post-marketing experience and approximately 100,000 patient years of use.


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