Aldeyra Therapeutics Designates Schirmer Test as Sole Primary Endpoint in Phase 3 TRANQUILITY-2 Trial of Reproxalap in Dry Eye Disease
Selection Follows Post-Hoc Analysis Demonstrating Statistical Significance of Reproxalap Over Vehicle in Ocular Redness in Completed TRANQUILITY Trial
The selection of Schirmer test as the primary endpoint for TRANQUILITY-2 followed Aldeyra’s announcement last week of favorable results of post-hoc analyses from the completed Phase 3 TRANQUILITY and Phase 2 clinical trials of reproxalap in patients with dry eye disease. Using computer automated grading of digital photography, the analyses indicated that reproxalap demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in ocular redness.
“The opportunity to submit a New Drug Application for dry eye disease based on the achievement of two objective signs is significant,” stated
Pending the results from TRANQUILITY-2 and discussion with the
“There is a great unmet need for faster-acting non-steroidal agents as part of our clinical armamentarium,” said
Top-line results from TRANQUILITY-2 are expected in the second quarter of 2022. Pending discussion with the FDA and enrollment of the ongoing 12-month safety trial of reproxalap in dry eye disease, NDA submission for dry eye disease is expected to occur mid-2022.
Aldeyra develops innovative therapies designed to treat immune-mediated diseases. Our approach is to discover pharmaceuticals that modulate immunological systems, instead of directly inhibiting or activating single protein targets, with the goal of optimizing multiple pathways at once while minimizing toxicity. Two of our lead product candidates, reproxalap and ADX-629, target pre-cytokine, systems-based mediators of inflammation known as RASP (reactive aldehyde species). Reproxalap is in Phase 3 clinical trials in patients with dry eye disease and allergic conjunctivitis. ADX-629, an orally administered RASP modulator, is in Phase 2 clinical testing for the treatment of systemic immune-mediated diseases. Our pipeline also includes ADX-2191 (intravitreal methotrexate 0.8%), in development for the prevention of proliferative vitreoretinopathy and the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa and primary vitreoretinal lymphoma. For more information, visit https://www.aldeyra.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
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