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|FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Paratek’s Omadacycline|
-- Positive vote for both the skin infections and pneumonia indications --
“Omadacycline has the potential to help address the urgent and growing need for new antibiotics to treat serious community-acquired infections. With once-daily dosing and bioequivalent IV and oral formulations, omadacycline may help facilitate early discharge from the hospital or, in other cases, allow for safe and effective treatment in the outpatient setting,” said
As part of its recommendation, the Advisory Committee considered data from the omadacycline global development program, which included three completed Phase 3 studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of the once-daily IV and oral formulations of omadacycline for the treatment of ABSSSI and CABP. In all three studies, omadacycline met all primary and secondary efficacy outcomes designated by the
The Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date for both new drug applications is in early
Omadacycline is a novel investigational antibiotic with both once-daily intravenous (IV) and oral formulations for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP), acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI), and urinary tract infections (UTI). A modernized tetracycline, omadacycline is specifically designed to overcome tetracycline resistance and exhibits activity across a broad spectrum of bacteria, including Gram-positive, Gram-negative, anaerobes, atypical bacteria, and other drug-resistant strains.
Omadacycline has been granted Qualified Infectious Disease Product designation and Fast Track status by the
Under a research agreement with the
Paratek’s second Phase 3 product candidate, SEYSARA™ (sarecycline), is being developed by
Recognizing the serious threat of bacterial infections, Paratek is dedicated to providing solutions that enable positive outcomes and lead to better patient stories.
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Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements including statements related to our overall strategy, product candidates, prospects, potential and expected results, including statements about the development, launch and commercialization of omadacycline, the potential for omadacycline to treat ABSSSI, CABP, UTI and other serious community-acquired bacterial infections, the prospect of omadacycline providing broad-spectrum activity, our ability to obtain regulatory approval of omadacycline and our anticipated transition to a commercial stage organization. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release are forward-looking statements, and are identified by words such as “potential,” “prospective,” “prepare” and other words and terms of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements are based upon our current expectations and involve substantial risks and uncertainties. We may not actually achieve the plans, carry out the intentions or meet the expectations or projections disclosed in our forward-looking statements and you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Our actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those included in such forward-looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties. These and other risk factors are discussed under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended