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BioRx receives distribution rights to bleeding disorder drug

CSL Behring grants limited rights for Corifact

CINCINNATI — Days after its acquisition of Coagulife, specialty pharmacy provider BioRx has received limited distribution rights to a treatment for a bleeding disorder described as one of the rarest in the world.

The company, which specializes in treating bleeding disorders, said Wednesday that it had received the rights for Corifact (factor XIII concentrate [human]), a treatment made by CSL Behring for congenital Factor XIII deficiency. The drug received approval from the Food and Drug Administration in February 2011.

"We are very excited to begin serving the factor XIII patient population," BioRx co-founder Eric Hill said. "We are also pleased to expand our distribution partnership with CSL Behring in the bleeding disorders market."


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