FDA Accepts Pfizer’s New Drug Application for Tafamidis Meglumine, a Novel, Investigational Treatment for Transthyretin Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP)

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the New Drug Application (NDA) for tafamidis meglumine, the company’s investigational, novel, oral therapy for the treatment of Transthyretin Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP). TTR-FAP is a rare, progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disease that affects approximately 8,000 patients worldwide.1,2,3 The European Commission approved tafamidis (the tr

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February 15, 2012