FDA to review re-submitted Bristol-Myers hepatitis C drug

March 12, 2015 7:29 PM

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(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have accepted Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's re-submitted marketing application for an experimental hepatitis C treatment after the drugmaker was forced last year to withdraw its initial request.

Bristol-Myers on Thursday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will review daclatasvir, its so-called NS5A inhibitor, for use in combination with Gilead Sciences Inc's potent and widely used Sovaldi treatment. It said the FDA is expected to make its decision within six months.

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