Plecanatide (Trulance™): First Global Approval –new treatment option for gastrointestinal disorders

Plecanatide (Trulance™): First Global Approval –new treatment option for gastrointestinal disorders

The recent first global approval of plecanatide has been reviewed in detail in the First Global Approval report in Adis journal Drugs, based on the development milestones tracked in AdisInsight.

Late January 2017, plecanatide (Trulance™), developed by Synergy Pharmaceuticals, received its first global approval in the USA for the treatment of adult patients with chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). Plecanatide is an oral guanylate cyclase-C (GC-C) agonist that regulates ion and fluid transport in the gastrointestinal tract. Continue reading “Plecanatide (Trulance™): First Global Approval –new treatment option for gastrointestinal disorders”