Aerie’s Roclatan Receives March 2019 Target Action Date

July 27, 2018: By Jon Swedien

AerieThe US FDA has issued Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ Roclatan a target action date of March 14, 2019, the Durham, North Carolina, company announced July 23.

Roclatan (netarsudil/latanoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.02%/0.005% is a once-daily eye drop designed to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension. It is a fixed-dose combination of two FDA-approved drugs—latanoprost and Aerie’s Rhopressa.

Aerie said it will launch Roclatan with its existing sales force, which is now launching Rhopressa, if Roclatan gains FDA approval.

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