NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Remedy Pharmaceuticals, a privately-held pharmaceutical company focused on bringing life-saving hospital-based treatments to people affected by central nervous system related edema, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug Designation for its investigational drug, CIRARA, for treatment of severe cerebral edema in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
“The Orphan Drug Designation, in addition to our FDA Fast Track status, is an important achievement as we advance our development plans for CIRARA to combat severe cerebral edema in large hemispheric infarction,” notes Sven Jacobson, CEO of Remedy Pharmaceuticals. “CIRARA could significantly enhance currently available treatment options for this desperately at-need patient population.”
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