On March 28, 2023, Scorpion Capital released an investigative report claiming that pharmaceutical company Harmony Biosciences’s (NASDAQ: HRMY) narcolepsy drug, Wakix, has serious health risks, and that the pharmaceutical company concealed information from the FDA that would have prevented Wakix’s 2019 approval. 

Following this news, Harmony Bioscience’s stock price plummeted over 27% on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, causing significant harm to investors. 

Why is HRMY Stock Dropping?

On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Scorpion Capital released an investigative report claiming that pharmaceutical company Harmony Biosciences’s narcolepsy drug, Wakix, is a repeat of another similar drug that the FDA previously pulled from the market due to cardiac toxicity.  

The report alleges “12 sudden deaths in the foreign clinical trials, all in the drug arm, none in placebo” and alleges that the company provided “sham safety studies” that misled the FDA into approving the drug back in 2019. Scorpion Capital adds that it obtained “dozens of serious adverse event reports” from the FDA that “paint a devastating picture of the drug’s risk to even young, otherwise healthy patients,” and it is now planning to file a Citizen’s Petition with the FDA to request withdrawal of Wakix’s approval. 

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