Pfizer granted FDA fast track designation for ervogastat/clesacostat combination for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis


26 May 2022 - Pfizer today announced the U.S. FDA has granted fast track designation to Pfizer’s investigational combination therapy for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis with liver fibrosis: ervogastat (PF-06865571, a diacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 2 inhibitor, or DGAT2i) and clesacostat (PF-05221304, an acetyl-CoA carboxylase inhibitor, or ACCi).

The FDA’s decision is informed by the results of Pfizer’s non-clinical studies and a Phase 2a clinical study of ervogastat/clesacostat, which showed that treatment with ervogastat/clesacostat reduced liver fat with a favourable safety and tolerability profile.

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