Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP +5.3%) moves up after saying its commenced Phase IIb clinical...

|About: Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGYP)|By:, SA News Editor

Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP +5.3%) moves up after saying its commenced Phase IIb clinical trials of plecanatide, a treatment for patients with constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. The trial is being conducted at 70 sites in the U.S. and includes 350 patients. Parexel International (PRXL -2%) is the contract research organization for the trial.