June 12, 2019 / 1:04 PM / 2 months ago

Catalyst Pharma files lawsuit against U.S. FDA on Jacobus Pharma drug approval

June 12 (Reuters) - Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, challenging the recent approval of Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co’s drug, Ruzurgi, for a rare neuromuscular disease.

Ruzurgi was approved last month for treating Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome that affects about one in 100,000 people in the United States. (Reporting by Saumya Sibi Joseph in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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