Bayer's Riociguat submitted for approval in U.S., EU

FRANKFURT Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:44am EST

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer on Monday said it had submitted Riociguat, a drug to treat patients with two forms of pulmonary hypertension, for regulatory approval in the United States and the EU.

The drug is used to treat chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), Bayer said.

(Reporting by Christoph Steitz)

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