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Saredutant (SR-48,968) is a drug that acts as a NK2 receptor antagonist. It was under development by Sanofi-Aventis as a novel antidepressant and anxiolytic and made it to phase III clinical trials. However, in May 2009, Sanofi-Aventis published its quarterly results and announced the cessation of 14 research/development projects, among which was saredutant for the treatment of major depressive disorder.
See also 
- http://www.sanofi-aventis.com/binaries/Lettre18_FR_Web_acc_tcm29-25341.pdf Letter to the stockholders of Sanofi-Aventis on May 2009
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