FDA decision on Amgen's Prolia by end July 2010


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Amgen's (AMGN) application for its osteoporosis drug Prolia (denosumab) and will make its approval decision by July 25, the company said on Friday.The FDA asked Amgen last October to provide additional information before it would proceed with its review and the company submitted its response in late January. A European decision on Prolia approval is expected in the first half of 2010.