Otonomy’s Otividex Fails Again In Phase III Meniere’s Study
Otividex did not significantly reduce vertigo three months after treatment, so Otonomy appears to be moving on from Meniere’s disease and focusing on earlier-stage tinnitus and hearing loss candidates.
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