RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that the Spanish Ministry for Health (Ministerio de Sanidad) has granted marketing authorization for oral, once-daily ORLADEYO® (berotralstat) for the routine prevention of recurrent hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks in HAE patients 12 years and older.
“We have an experienced and motivated team in Spain that is enthusiastic about the impact the availability of the first oral, once daily therapy can have for people with HAE in Spain,” said Charlie Gayer, chief commercial officer of BioCryst. “Spanish patients and physicians have shared with us the need to expand treatment options and we are excited now to be in a position to support access to those who can benefit most.”
About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals is a global biotechnology company with a deep commitment to improving the lives of people living with complement-mediated and other rare diseases. BioCryst leverages its expertise in structure-guided drug design to develop first-in-class or best-in-class oral small-molecule and protein therapeutics to target difficult-to-treat rare diseases. BioCryst has commercialized ORLADEYO® (berotralstat), the first oral, once-daily plasma kallikrein inhibitor, and is advancing a pipeline of small-molecule and protein therapies.
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