C&O officially list the first “Rabeprazole Sodium for Injection - Aobo Ping®” in China.

Shenzhen, 29 September 2014 - C&O today announces that it officially list the first “Rabeprazole Sodium for Injection - Aobo Ping®” (澳博平®) in China, which is the independently developed product by C&O.

Peptic ulcer is a global disease with high morbidity of around 10%. Among the patients suffers peptic ulcer bleeding, the proportion of high‐risk bleeding is high, accounting for 43.4%, and the risk of re‐bleeding is high too. The launch of Aobo Ping ® provides a new choice of treatment of peptic ulcer for patients and medical institutions, and meets the growing market demand.

Proton‐pump inhibitors (PPIs) inhibit gastric acid secretion by blocking the final stage of gastric acid secretion. Aobo Ping®, developed by C&O, belongs to the second generation of proton pump inhibitors, is a new drug first launched in China. This new formulation offers a new option for the treatment of patients who suffer gastric ulcer or duodenal ulcer bleeding, who are not suitable for oral therapy.

Compared with other injectable proton pump inhibitors, Aobo Ping® has a rapid and long lasting acid suppression effect; Rabeprazole is less susceptible to metabolism of CYP450 drug metabolizing enzymes, and Aobo Ping® has relative small differences in efficacy and minimal drug interaction.

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