An investigational drug to treat acromegaly has been granted Orphan Drug designation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Acromegaly is primarily caused by a benign pituitary adenoma and is characterized by the enlargement of the hands and feet, facial changes, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cardiomyopathy. DP1038 (octreotide acetate; Dauntless Pharmaceuticals), a somatostatin analog, uses the patented Intravail intranasal absorption technology developed by Aegis Therapeutics, offering patients a non-injectable alternative to treat this condition.
A Phase 1 clinical study of DP1038 demonstrated robust safety and pharmacodynamic data in healthy subjects.
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