Man­u­fac­tur­ing con­cerns spike Nabri­va’s plans to launch its first an­tibi­ot­ic — for now

In an­oth­er set­back for the be­lea­guered an­tibi­otics field, Nabri­va Ther­a­peu­tics says the FDA re­ject­ed its fos­fomycin for com­pli­cat­ed uri­nary tract in­fec­tions.

Im­por­tant­ly, the biotech says, reg­u­la­tors are not ask­ing for any new clin­i­cal or safe­ty da­ta. The com­plete re­sponse let­ter cen­ters around “is­sues re­lat­ed to fa­cil­i­ty in­spec­tions and man­u­fac­tur­ing de­fi­cien­cies at one of Nabri­va’s con­tract man­u­fac­tur­ers,” ac­cord­ing to a brief state­ment.

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