Ocugen Heads Toward Phase III In Dry Eye With Potential Benefits Over Older Drugs
Executive SummaryBiotech hopes to counter established Restasis and Xiidra in dry eye with a combination of two approved ophthalmology eye drops, offering quicker onset of action, tolerability and strong efficacy.
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Market Snapshot: Shire is pushing Xiidra hard to take market share away from Allergan's well established Restasis, but the pending arrival of a generic Restasis throws a curveball into the whole category.
Market Snapshot: Kala's Phase III nanoparticle along with Aldeyra's aldehyde trap drug and Ocugen's brimonidine/steroid combo, both in Phase II, are among the candidates pursuing Restasis and Xiidra.