Pepaxto Adcom Saw Public Airing Of Unusual Level Of Discord Between US FDA, Oncopeptides
The four-hour virtual public meeting featured "incompatible" views of the FDA and sponsor on the OCEAN data, not to mention signs of impatience and resentment, with each side criticizing the positions of the other over the safety and efficacy of the multiple myeloma drug.
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