Product News from the May 6th MM&M News Brief

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The FDA yesterday approved GlaxoSmithKline's Requip, a treatment for restless legs syndrome, a condition that can disrupt sleep and daily activities.

Amylin announced FDA approval of Byetta for treatment of patients with Type 2 diabetes. Byetta will be available by June 1, 2006, Amylin said.

The FDA has approved GlaxoSmithKline's Boostrix, the first combination vaccine that provides a booster immunization against pertussis (whooping cough) in combination with tetanus and diphtheria for adolescents.

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