Monday, March 2, 2015

Actavis receives complete response letter for nebivolol/valsartan FDC for treatment of hypertension

In continuation of my  update on Valsartan

Actavis plc , confirmed that the Company has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application (NDA) for the fixed-dose combination (FDC) of nebivolol (below structure)  and valsartan for the treatment of hypertension.

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"Although we are disappointed in the receipt of a complete response letter, Actavis remains committed to bringing treatments to market that address the significant public health issue of cardiovascular disease," said David Nicholson, Senior Vice President, Actavis Global Brands R&D. "Bystolic is a safe and effective option that is commonly used in combination with other antihypertensive medications to help patients reach blood pressure treatment goals. We will review the complete response and determine the appropriate next steps."


1 comment:

caspian Lundgren said...

French research team was able to demonstrate nebivolol’s beneficial effects in treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), suggesting that new clinical studies should be conducted to further test the drug. The study entitled: “Nebivolol for Improving Endothelial Dysfunction, Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling, and Right Heart Function in Pulmonary