Anthera Announces Initiation of the SOLUTION Clinical Study of Oral Sollpura(R) (liprotamase) Unit-Matched Therapy of Non-Porcine Origin in People With Cystic Fibrosis
HAYWARD, CA, Oct. 2, 2015 – Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH) today announced the initiation of the SOLUTION (Study of Oral Liprotamase Unit-Matched Therapy Of Non-Porcine Origin in People With Cystic Fibrosis) Phase 3 clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Sollpura® (liprotamase), a microbial derived, biotech pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT), compared to an approved, porcine-derived, enteric-coated product for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI).
Study to enroll approximately 130 patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
More than 50 clinical sites around the United States and Europe are expected to participate
Anthera to host reception at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference to discuss the SOLUTION program.