FDA rejects first nasal spray alternative to EpiPen for those with severe allergies
ARS Pharmaceuticals revealed late Tuesday evening that the FDA rejected what would have been the first epinephrine nasal spray.
The FDA requested another pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic study assessing repeat doses of the nasal spray, which would have been known as neffy, compared to repeat doses of an epinephrine injection under allergen-induced allergic rhinitis conditions to support approval. ARS said it will file a formal dispute with FDA, which is usually a last-ditch effort to sway the agency.
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