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Evolus Receives Acceptance of FDA BLA Resubmission for DWP-450
Application Designated as Class 2 by U.S. FDA and Assigned February 2, 2019 PDUFA Date
IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evolus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOLS), a company dedicated to aesthetic medicine, today announced the acceptance of its resubmission of its Biologics License Application for its lead product candidate, prabotulinumtoxinA (DWP-450), by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”). The FDA considered the resubmission a Class 2 response and has assigned a February 2, 2019 action date per the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA).
David Moatazedi, President and Chief Executive Officer of Evolus, stated, “We have worked diligently to advance our regulatory submission for DWP-450. With this notice from the FDA we remain on track to launch commercially in the U.S. in Spring 2019. We look forward to providing an update on the status of our application per our PDUFA date of February 2, 2019 and to continuing the development of our sales and marketing strategy for DWP-450.”
About Evolus, Inc.
Evolus is a company dedicated to aesthetic medicine focused on providing physicians and their patients with expanded choices in aesthetic treatments and procedures. Evolus’ lead candidate DWP-450, also known by the chemical name prabotulinumtoxinA, is a 900 kDa purified botulinum toxin type A complex that was approved by Health Canada for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines in adult patients under 65 years of age and is being evaluated for marketing approval in the United States and other areas.
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