US FDA AdComm Win For Aimmune’s Palforzia Bodes Well For DBV’s Peanut Allergy Patch
Aimmune’s oral immunotherapy seems destined to come to market with a strict REMS, though analysts do not expect this will impact adoption. DBV is awaiting word on whether the FDA will review its second attempt at a BLA submission for Viaskin Peanut.
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Palforzia was associated with a higher rate of adverse events, systemic allergic reactions, eosinophilic esophagitis and epinephrine use in controlled clinical trials; Allergenic Products Advisory Committee will weigh approval for patients ages 4-17 years with confirmed peanut allergy diagnosis.