BioCryst Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of ORLADEYO® (berotralstat) in Italy for the prevention of hereditary angioedema

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that the Italian Medicines Agency, Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco (AIFA), has finalized reimbursement and recommended ORLADEYO® (berotralstat) for the routine prevention of recurrent attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in eligible patients 12 years and older. With this recommendation, HAE patients in Italy now have access to the first oral, once-daily therapy for the routine prevention of recurrent HAE attacks.

“The positive AIFA recommendation of ORLADEYO® (berotralstat) broadens access to modern prophylaxis in Italy and is great news for Italian clinicians and HAE patients,” said Charlie Gayer, chief commercial officer of BioCryst.

The AIFA decision follows European Commission (EC) marketing authorization of ORLADEYO in April 2021.

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 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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