Strativa’s New Drug Application for Ondansetron Orally Dissolving Film Strip Accepted by FDA
The ODFS, a new oral formulation of ondansetron designed to rapidly dissolve on the tongue, was developed using MonoSol Rx’ proprietary PharmaFilm(TM) thin film technology. In clinical studies, this formulation demonstrated bioequivalence to ondansetron orally disintegrating tablets (ODT), both with and without water. Pursuant to Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) guidelines, Strativa expects the FDA will complete its review or otherwise respond to the NDA by the first quarter of 2010.
“We are very pleased with the acceptance of our NDA submission and look forward to cooperating with the FDA on its review,” said
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About Strativa Pharmaceuticals
Strativa Pharmaceuticals is the proprietary products division of Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. Strativa is committed to developing and marketing novel prescription drugs. Its initial focus is on supportive care therapeutics in HIV and oncology. Drawing on the specialty products expertise of its staff, Strativa possesses the resources to prepare products for commercialization and to help ensure their success after launch. For additional information, please visit www.strativapharma.com.
About Par Pharmaceutical
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets generic drugs and innovative branded pharmaceuticals for specialty markets. For press release and other company information, visit www.parpharm.com.
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