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FDA rejects Takeda/Shire candidate

Another clinical trial of TAK-721 is needed, says the US Food and Drug Administration, which has rejected the drug.

A new potential treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), chronic inflammation of the esophagus, has been shot down by the FDA.

The agency sent a complete response letter to Takeda, which developed the candidate, after reviewing the marketing authorization application and accompanying data.

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