Reata continues to hit FDA roadblocks with its Friedreich’s ataxia candidate, noting regulator 'concerns'
Reata Pharmaceuticals is facing an FDA wall on its small molecule candidate to treat Friedreich’s ataxia, omaveloxolone. According to the company’s Q2 report, the FDA might still not be sold on the drug.
“[The FDA] continues to have concerns regarding the strength of the efficacy evidence. The FDA did not identify any significant clinical safety issues. The FDA stated that the safety review is ongoing, and they are continuing to evaluate the cardiac safety of omaveloxolone in patients with Friedreich’s ataxia. They have not identified any other major safety concerns at this stage of their review,” the Q2 report said.
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