FDA Approves Brexafemme (ibrexafungerp) as the First and Only Oral Non-Azole Treatment for Vaginal Yeast Infections

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scynexis, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCYX), a biotechnology company pioneering innovative medicines to overcome and prevent difficult-to-treat and drug-resistant fungal infections, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Brexafemme (ibrexafungerp tablets), for oral use in patients with vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC), also known as vaginal yeast infection. Brexafemme, which represents the first approved drug in a novel antifungal class in more than 20 years, was approved based on positive results from two Phase 3 studies in which oral ibrexafungerp demonstrated efficacy and a favorable tolerability profile in women with VVC. Scynexis has partnered with Amplity Health, a leading global contract commercialization organization, to support U.S. commercialization of Brexafemme, with commercial launch scheduled in the second half of this year.

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