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ion that is viscous and is designed to coat the esophagus with budesonide where it acts topically. Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid that is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in several products approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including products for the treatment of pediatric asthma, allergic rhinitis and Crohn's disease. The FDA has granted Orphan Drug Status designation to OBS for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis. In addition, OBS has pending patent applications, which may result in patent protection to approximately 2028.

About Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an emerging disease that has only recently been classified as a unique condition due to a dramatic rise in the incidence and diagnosis over the last decade. Due to inflammation caused by eosinophils, EoE patients may have persistent or relapsing symptoms including dysphagia and food impaction. Other symptoms may include reflux symptoms that do not respond to proton pump inhibitor therapy, failure to thrive, difficulty sleeping and poor appetite. Long term, EoE may result in malnutrition, weight loss, and acute esophageal perforations. People living with EoE commonly have other allergic conditions such as asthma or eczema.

EoE occurs when eosinophils, a type of white blood cell involved in allergic reactions, infiltrate the surface of the esophagus. Eosinophil infiltration leads to inflammation of the esophagus and is believed to cause tissue remodeling and fibrosis if left untreated. A variety of stimuli may trigger this allergic process, including certain foods and environmental allergens. There are no approved products for the treatment of EoE. There are approximately 160,000 patients diagnosed with EoE in the U.S.

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