Levodopa/carbidopa extended-release - Impax Pharmaceuticals

Drug Profile

Levodopa/carbidopa extended-release - Impax Pharmaceuticals

Alternative Names: 587124; Carbidopa/levodopa extended-release capsules - IMPAX Laboratories; GSK-587124; IPX-066; NUMIENT; Patrome; Rytary

Latest Information Update: 10 Sep 2017

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At a glance

  • Originator Impax Pharmaceuticals
  • 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.

  • New Molecular Entity No
  • Available For Licensing Yes - Parkinson's disease

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Parkinson's disease

Most Recent Events

  • 25 Nov 2015 Adverse events data from phase III clinical trials in Parkinson's disease released by Impax Laboratories
  • 25 Nov 2015 Registered for Parkinson's disease in European Union, Norway, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland (PO)
  • 25 Sep 2015 Levodopa/carbidopa extended release is available for licensing in the EU as of September 2015 (www.impaxlabs.com)
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