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Safety Stalls Transcept's Sleep Drug Again; Firm Awaits CRL

By Jennifer Boggs

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Apparently, it will take more than a next-day driving study to satisfy the FDA's concerns regarding the safety of Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s insomnia drug Intermezzo, a sublingual formulation of zolpidem that the Point Richmond, Calif.-based firm is hoping to position as the first sleep aid specifically for middle-of-the-night awakening.

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