Scynexis’s Brexafemme Label-Expansion Plan Focused On Invasive Candidiasis
Scynexis sees a $300m-$400m commercial opportunity for the supplemental indication. A new therapeutic option is needed for oral step-down therapy because many Candida infections are resistant to oral fluconazole.
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