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Orphan Disease Setting Drives FDA Panel Endorsement Of Chelsea’s Northera

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Seven of 13 members of the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee supported approval for treatment of symptomatic neurogenic orthostatic hypotension. Those voting in favor cited lack of few effective therapies and patient testimony of dramatic quality-of-life improvements. Dissenters cited need for more long-term safety and efficacy data.

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