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Depomed dumping hot flash drug Sefelsa after FDA rejection

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Executive Summary

Depomed President and CEO Jim Schoeneck said his company had pretty much accepted the likelihood the US FDA would reject Sefelsa (gabapentin 600mg) as a treatment for moderate-to-severe menopausal-related hot flashes and night sweats, a condition known as vasomotor symptoms (VMS), given the snub the firm got in March from the agency’s Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs (ACRHD).


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