STAT+: FDA cites lack of evidence in rejecting Acadia Pharma’s bid to expand use of anti-psychosis drug

Acadia Pharmaceuticals said Monday that U.S. regulators had rejected its application seeking to expand the use of its anti-psychosis drug Nuplazid to a broader group of patients.

The decision by the Food and Drug Administration was widely expected following a March 8 letter sent by the agency to Acadia, citing undefined “deficiencies” in the Nuplazid application.

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