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Swedish Orphan International

09. Mar 2006
Swedish Orphan International and Bachem conclude long-term supply agreement for nitisinone

Bachem AG, Bubendorf, Switzerland and Swedish Orphan International AB, Stockholm, Sweden, today announced the conclusion of an agreement for the supply of nitisinone over several years. Under the terms of this agreement, Bachem will supply Swedish Orphan International with the active pharmaceutical ingredient for its product Orfadin. Orfadin is used to treat a rare genetic disease which, without medication, ultimately leads to death as a result of a tyrosine metabolism disorder. Patients who suffer from this disease are dependent on a continuous and reliable supply of this medicine.


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