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FDA approves Solosec oral granules for treatment of bacterial vaginosis

September 18, 2017

Symbiomix Therapeutics announced today that the FDA has approved Solosec 2-g oral granules as the first single-dose oral treatment option for adult women with bacterial vaginosis, the most common gynecologic infection in the U.S., according to a press release.

Solosec (secnidazole, Symbiomix) — a next-generation, 5-nitroimidazole antimicrobial agent — is the first oral antibiotic to be approved for bacterial vaginosis (BV) in more than a decade, according to David L. Stern, CEO of Symbiomix.

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