News

Treatment satisfaction higher in patients switching to Orladeyo

Preventive treatment with Orladeyo (berotralstat) was associated with improved treatment satisfaction among hereditary angioedema (HAE) patients who had switched from injectable therapies, according to a recent clinical trial analysis. BioCryst Pharmaceutical’s oral treatment also was well tolerated and associated with low HAE attack rates, as has been…

Long-term Orladeyo safe, effective in HAE patients: Trial data

Long-term prophylaxis, or preventive treatment, with Orladeyo (berotralstat) is well tolerated, and results in sustained reductions in swelling attacks and gains in quality of life in adolescents and adults with hereditary angioedema (HAE). That’s according to nearly two years of data from the completed Phase 3 APeX-2…

Garadacimab up for approval as HAE therapy in US, Europe

The monthly under-the-skin injection therapy garadacimab will be considered for approval for treating hereditary angioedema (HAE) in both the U.S. and the European Union. Developer CSL Behring announced that both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency have agreed to review applications of the therapy…

Deucrictibant reduces rate of HAE swelling attacks in Phase 2 trial

Prophylactic, or preventive, treatment with deucrictibant significantly reduced the rate of swelling attacks among adults with hereditary angioedema (HAE) in a Phase 2 clinical trial. “These study results, together with the compelling data from our on-demand program, further strengthens our confidence that deucrictibant can become the preferred option…

Argentina approves oral Orladeyo to prevent HAE attacks

Argentina’s regulatory body has approved BioCryst Pharmaceuticals’ Orladeyo (berotralstat) to prevent swelling attacks in adults and adolescents, ages 12 and older, who have hereditary angioedema (HAE). The decision by the National Administration of Drugs, Foods, and Medical Devices (ANMAT) comes a few months after the approval of…