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Years after Cubist buyout, Merck scores a new Zerbaxa indication. Can it jump-start sales?

Merck hasn’t exactly made a fortune on its $ 9.5 billion Cubist Pharmaceuticals buyout, but now, a next-gen antibiotic it acquired in that deal has a brand-new indication that could help jump-start sales. On Monday, the FDA approved that drug, Zerbaxa, to treat adults with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia. It’s an add-on to Zerbaxa’s original approvals—to treat complicated… Read More »