SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
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NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009.
During the third quarter of 2009, NeurogesX prioritized three key initiatives: 1) supporting the ongoing U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review of the new drug application (NDA) for Qutenza for postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), 2) preparing for potential commercial launch of Qutenza in the United States pending FDA approval and 3) supporting Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., the commercial partner for Qutenza in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in their efforts to prepare for a Qutenza launch in the European Union in 2010.
In the U.S., NeurogesX is currently awaiting a decision from FDA regarding its NDA for Qutenza to manage pain associated with PHN. The agency has assigned an extended Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date of November 16, 2009. In preparation for the possible approval and subsequent planned launch of Qutenza in the United States in the first half of 2010, the Company continued to make significant advances in a number of key product laun
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