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Cadence Hit By FDA Delay

San Diego-based Cadence Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: CADX) said today that the FDA has pushed back its deadline for reviewing the company’s intravenous pain reliever by three months. The FDA’s new deadline for completing its review of IV acetaminophen is now Feb. 12. The company said it remains confident it will win FDA approval, although shares fell 5 percent today on the news.