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Drug news: Restasis approved in Canada

I know I reported on this before, but at that time there still weren't any news reports about it. Here's one, albeit with a rather inappropriate title:

NEW TREATMENT TARGETS NATURAL TEARS FOR DRY EYES
TradingMarkets.com

ORONTO, Nov. 25, 2010 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --
RESTASIS(®)(1) is Now Approved by Health Canada for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

Allergan is pleased to announce that Health Canada has approved RESTASIS(®) (cyclosporine) ophthalmic emulsion, 0.05% w/v for the treatment of moderate to moderately severe Dry Eye disease ("Dry Eye"). RESTASIS(®) is the first prescription eye drop to target the underlying cause of chronic Dry Eye.
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