'Confused' FDA panel splits on Alexza's inhaled antipsychotic
This article was originally published in Scrip
In what was often a chaotic meeting on 12 December, the FDA's Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) voted 9-8, with one abstention, for approval of Alexza Pharmaceuticals inhaled antipsychotic Adasuve (loxapine) to treat agitation associated with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in adults – although that vote came with some caveats and a lot of confusion.
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