Navigation Links
Pharmaxis Appoints Portuguese Distributor for Aridol
Date:12/14/2007

SYDNEY, Australia, Dec. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced the appointment of Pulmocor SA to market and distribute its asthma diagnostic tool, Aridol in Portugal.

"Portugal was one of the 13 European countries included in the successful mutual recognition procedure earlier this year," said Pharmaxis Chief Executive Officer Dr Alan Robertson.

"Bronchial challenge testing is a common procedure in Potuguese hospitals and we have sought a distributor that already has a strong franchise in this market and will provide the best support for Aridol; we are delighted to announce our agreement with Pulmocor."

Mr Ricardo Villar, President of Pulmocor said, "Founded in 1982, Pulmocor has a strong reputation for quality and excellence among respiratory specialists and brings many years of bronchial challenge testing experience to the promotion of Aridol. Pulmocor is currently extending its activity into specialist pharmaceutical products and Aridol represents an important addition to our portfolio and our ability to service respiratory specialists."

Aridol has already been approved in Europe by the mutual recognition procedure and is now awaiting confirmation of national approval in Portugal.

A simple to use airways inflammation test, Aridol is administered as a dry powder in a hand held inhaler. Doctors can use the results of this test to identify airway hyper-responsiveness -- a hallmark of asthma.

To find out more about Pharmaxis go to http://www.pharmaxis.com.au .

To find out more about Aridol go to http://www.pharmaxis.com.au/target- diseases-and-products/our-products/our-products_home.cfm .

(Note: If the URL above wraps to a second line, paste both lines into the browser.)

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements contained in this media release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements in this media release include statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, hopes, goals, intentions, initiatives or strategies, including statements regarding the potential for Aridol and/or Bronchitol. All forward-looking statements included in this media release are based upon information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. We cannot guarantee that any product candidate will receive FDA or other regulatory approval or that we will seek any such approval. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, factors discussed in the "Risk Factors and Other Uncertainties" section of our Form 20-F lodged with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT:

Alan Robertson - Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +61-2-9454-7200

Email: alan.robertson@pharmaxis.com.au

Released through:

United States:

Brandon Lewis, Trout Group

Tel: +1-646-378-2915

Email: blewis@troutgroup.com

Australia:

Felicity Moffatt

Tel: +61-418-677-701

Email: moffattf@healthpr.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Pharmaxis Ltd
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Phase III Trial Finds Pharmaxis Bronchitol Effective
2. Pharmaxis Announces Placement of $50 Million and Share Purchase Plan
3. Pharmaxis Closes Share Purchase Plan
4. BioVex Appoints Dr. Thaddeus Pullano as VP, Quality Assurance
5. Codexis Appoints Singapore Laboratories Managing Director
6. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Appoints Paul Lubetkin as Vice President and General Counsel
7. Nektar Therapeutics Appoints Tim Harkness as Chief Financial Officer
8. Anadys Pharmaceuticals Appoints Steve Worland, Ph.D. as President and Chief Executive Officer
9. NanoLogix Inc. Appoints Director of IP and Makes Progress on Rapid Anthrax Detection
10. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Appoints Michael R. Garone chief financial officer
11. Nektar Therapeutics Appoints Lutz Lingnau as New Board Member
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/5/2016)... LAKE, N.J. , Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... Phase 3 open-label two-year study of rufinamide, which ... the American Epilepsy Society (AES) held from December ... Analysis of final two-year safety, tolerability and cognitive ... with rufinamide experienced similar safety and tolerability profiles, ...
(Date:12/4/2016)... -- In five studies being presented today during the 58th ... in San Diego , researchers are ... of life-saving treatments to patients with a variety of ... therapies directly to the sites in the body where ... advantage over traditional, systemic methods. The studies highlight the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) and Allergan ... of a Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) to the European Medicines ... ® (bevacizumab). The companies believe this submission is the ... "The submission of ABP 215 to the EMA is ... portfolio," said Sean E. Harper , M.D., executive vice ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 01, 2016 , ... Aerocom Healthcare ( http://www.aerocomhealthcare.com ... will present its chain-of-custody solution for tracking and securing medications at booth 676 ... 4-8, 2016. , Aerocom has a proven solution for tracking medications via its ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/21/2016)... June 21, 2016 NuData Security announced today ... role of principal product architect and that ... of customer development. Both will report directly to ... The moves reflect NuData,s strategic growth in its ... high customer demand and customer focus values. ...
(Date:6/15/2016)... June 15, 2016 Transparency ... titled "Gesture Recognition Market by Application Market - Global Industry Analysis ... 2024". According to the report, the  global gesture recognition ... 2015 and is estimated to grow at a ... by 2024.  Increasing application of gesture ...
(Date:6/7/2016)... 2016  Syngrafii Inc. and San Antonio Credit ... includes integrating Syngrafii,s patented LongPen™ eSignature "Wet" solution ... will result in greater convenience for SACU members ... maintaining existing document workflow and compliance requirements. ... Highlights: ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):