For the latest media releases and news about Pharmaxis Ltd, please select from the following articles. Material news announcements made by Pharmaxis are first filed with the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and are also available on the ASX website.

9th Nov 11

Pharmaxis Announces PBAC Decision on Bronchitol

Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS) today announced that, on this occasion, its new drug for treating cystic fibrosis, Bronchitol, has not been recommended for listing on the Australian Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme by the government’s expert advisory body, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC). 

Pharmaxis has been verbally advised of the decision made at the Committee’s November meeting, the minutes of which will be published on the PBAC website next month.  Pharmaxis will meet with the Chair of PBAC in early December to discuss the outstanding concerns of the Committee.


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24th Oct 11

Pharmaxis Announces Major Milestone: Positive Bronchitol Opinion for Europe

Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS) today announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a Marketing Authorisation for Bronchitol, clearing the way for the product to be used in Europe “for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in adults as an add-on therapy to best standard of care.” 


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21st Oct 11

Investor Conference Call - Bronchitol EU Re-examination

Pharmaxis Ltd (PXS) expects to receive definitive notification of the outcome of the re-examination of Bronchitol® for the treatment of cystic fibrosis from the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use on the evening of Friday 21 October 2011 (Australian time).  The Company therefore anticipates making an announcement concerning the re-examination by 8.30am Monday 24 October 2011.  That announcement will have the effect of ending the current voluntary suspension of the Company’s shares. 

The Company will hold an investor teleconference at 9.00am Monday 24 October to discuss the announcement.

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