Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SPPI) Files IND Application with U.S. FDA for SPI-014  
12/5/2011 6:20:00 AM

HENDERSON, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NasdaqGS: SPPI) today announced that it has submitted an investigational new drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for SPI-014 (previously referred to as RENAZORB®), a second-generation lanthanum-based nanoparticle phosphate binding agent, that has the potential to treat hyperphosphatemia in patients with Stage 5 chronic kidney disease, or end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Spectrum Pharmaceuticals has the worldwide rights and intellectual property to develop SPI-014 for all human and non-human therapeutic uses.