Paratek Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Orphan Drug Designation for NUZYRA® (omadacycline) for the Treatment of Infections Caused by Nontuberculous Mycobacteria


Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq: PRTK), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel life-saving therapies for life-threatening diseases or other public health threats for civilian, government, and military use, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company orphan drug designation for NUZYRA® (omadacycline) for the treatment of infections caused by Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM). This orphan drug designation includes NTM pulmonary disease caused by Mycobacterium abscessus complex (MABc), which is the focus of an ongoing Phase 2b study initiated by Paratek.

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