FDA accepts new drug application for investigational compound Epanova for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridaemia

New Drug Approvals

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2013 – AstraZeneca today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review a New Drug Application (NDA) for EpanovaTM, an investigational compound for the treatment for patients with severe hypertriglyceridaemia (triglyceride levels greater than or equal to 500mg/dL). The NDA submission for Epanova was filed by Omthera Pharmaceuticals, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of AstraZeneca, as a 505(b)(1) application in July 2013. The Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date for the FDA is 5 May 2014.http://www.pharmalive.com/fda-accepts-astrazeneca-nda-for-epanova

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