FDA approves Nexium for treatment of teens

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The FDA this week cleared AstraZeneca to market its heartburn treatment Nexium to children ages 12 through 17 for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Nexium had global sales of $4.6 billion in 2005, making it the fifth best-selling drug in the world. The drug was approved for use in adults in February 2001.
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