Levodopa/carbidopa intraduodenal - AbbVie

Drug Profile

Levodopa/carbidopa intraduodenal - AbbVie

Alternative Names: ABT-SLV187; Carbidopa/levodopa intraduodenal; Duodopa; Duopa; LCIG; Levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel

Latest Information Update: 20 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator NeoPharma
  • Developer AbbVie
  • Class Antiparkinsonians; Aromatic amino acids; Catecholamines; Hydrazines; Small molecules
  • Mechanism of Action Decarboxylase inhibitors; Dopamine receptor agonists
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    Yes - Parkinson's disease
  • New Molecular Entity No

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 01 Dec 2016 AbbVie initiates enrolment in the DYSCOVER trial for Parkinson's disease (Late-stage disease) in USA and Spain(Intraduodenal) (NCT02799381)
  • 14 Jun 2016 AbbVie plans the phase III DYSCOVER trial for Parkinson's disease (Late-stage disease) in USA (Intraduodenal) (NCT02799381)
  • 19 Jun 2015 AbbVie initiates enrolment in the phase III INSIGHTS trial for Parkinson's disease (Late-stage disease) in Spain (EudraCT2014-004865-26)
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